Kaapzicht Bin 3 2004

Kaapzicht Bin 3 2004

Wine Magazine 2007 Best Value Awards
Vibrant ruby colour with densely layered black berry fruit and chocolaty richness. Softly structured tannins underpin luscious fruit and oak vanillin’s. Well-rounded mouth feel with a lingering aftertaste.


variety : Merlot [ 62% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.2 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Wine Magazine 2007 Best Value Awards
2005 2004 Veritas - Silver
2005 2004 John Platter Wine Guide 2006 - 3½Stars
2006 Wine Magazine Best Value Awards - Best Value for Money Award
2006 John Platter Wine Guide 2007 - 3½Stars
2005 Mundus Vini (Germany) - "Sehr Gut" - Very Good

ageing : Drink now to enjoy the fresh fruit or keep for 2 – 3 years for the development of secondary characteristics.

in the vineyard : 12 and 13 year old trellised vines on R 110 rootstock were planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 7 - 8 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Grapes were destalked and fermented with NT 112 yeast in stainless steel red wine tanks. 4 Pump overs were done each day. After malolactic fermentation the wine was oaked in French oak for 9 months.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

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Cabernet Sauvignon
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