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Steytler Pentagon, Kaapzicht

The Steytler Range is the culmination of Kaapzicht's best wines in exceptional vintages only, forged by tradition and four generations of Steytler passion.

A muscular Bordeaux-style blend that exudes power and concentration, tied up in a structure of fine-grained tannin and bright acidity. Brooding dark fruit tightly packed in an intricate frame are delivered with great purity and finesse. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 5% Malbec.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.6 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.8 g/L

pH

3.59

ACIDITY

6.3 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Red Blend

TIME IN OAK

28 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

The five cultivars were vinified and separately matured in small French oak barrels for 28 months before being blended together.

Awards

Tim Atkin MW: 91 pts
Wine Advocate: 90 pts

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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... serious, structured and muscular, with layers of dark primary fruit and sinewy tannins.

Tim Atkin MW

Steytler Pentagon, Kaapzicht

The Steytler Range is the culmination of Kaapzicht's best wines in exceptional vintages only, forged by tradition and four generations of Steytler passion.

A muscular Bordeaux-style blend that exudes power and concentration, tied up in a structure of fine-grained tannin and bright acidity. Brooding dark fruit tightly packed in an intricate frame are delivered with great purity and finesse. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22.5% Cabernet Franc, 18.5 % Merlot, 4.5% Petit Verdot and 4.5% Malbec.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.4 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.9 g/L

pH

3.56

ACIDITY

5.9 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Red Blend

TIME IN OAK

28 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

The five cultivars were vinified and separately matured in small French oak barrels for 28 months before being blended together.

Awards

Tim Atkin MW: 92 pts

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Steytler Pentagon, Kaapzicht

The Steytler Range is the culmination of Kaapzicht's best wines in exceptional vintages only, forged by tradition and four generations of Steytler passion.

A muscular Bordeaux-style blend (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec) that exudes power and concentration. Brooding dark fruit is tightly packed in an intricate frame.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.3 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.2 g/L

pH

3.56

ACIDITY

5.8 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Red Blend

TIME IN OAK

24 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

Vinification details

The 5 cultivars were vinified and separately matured in small, 100% new French oak barrels for 24 months before being blended together.

Awards

IWC 2016: Gold
Veritas 2016: Gold
IWSC 2016: Silver
Platter: 4.5*

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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Contact us to discuss