Kanonkop, Kadette Cape Blend 2016

Kanonkop, Kadette Cape Blend 2016

Kanonkop, Kadette Cape Blend 2016

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Kanonkop, Kadette Cape Blend 2016


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SKU WC110522-2016 Category

Chemical Analysis:

Alcohol: 14,23%

Free SO2:    56

Total SO2:  116

PH: 3,61

Total Acid: 5,5

V/A: 0,52

Residual Sugar: 2,6

Winemaker: Abrie Beeslaar

Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon 38 %, Pinotage 33 %,  Merlot 23 %, Cabernet Franc 6%

Origin: Stellenbosch

Climate: A very dry and hot growing season which resulted in lower yields.

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 28 °C
– cap punched manually every 2 hours. 

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

Tasting Notes:

A deep ruby red colour, with notes of blackcurrant, tealeaves and vanilla spice 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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