Kanonkop, Kadette Cape Blend 2015

17.00

43 in stock

SKU: WC110522-2015 Category:

Description

Chemical Analysis:

Alcohol: 14,5%

FREE SO2:    54

TOTAL SO2:  99

PH: 3,63

Total Acid: 5,4

V/A: 0,59

Residual Sugar: 2,5

Winemaker: Abrie Beeslaar

Blend: Pinotage 54 %, Cabernet Sauvignon 34 %, Merlot 12 %.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Climate: Fantastic weather conditions for great quality. A relatively dry summer with cooler than average growing conditions.

Age of Vines: 5 to 30 Years

Irrigation: Supplementary

Yield:  7.0 Tons per hectare – 4550 lit./ha

Vinification: 3 to 5 days on skins in open fermenters at 30 °C
– cap punched manually every 2 hours. 

Breeding: 12 – 14 Months in 2nd and 3rd fill 225 lit. French Nevers barrels.

Tasting Notes:

A deep ruby red colour, with notes of strawberries, raspberries and tealeaves on the nose, which follows through to the palate. A well balanced structure with fresh acidity and dry appetising finish. This wine will keep on developing in the bottle for the next 7 -10 years.

Food Suggestion:

Chill it down for a refreshing summer drink with seafood or serve at room temperature with meat and Italian style dishes.

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