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Steytler Pinotage, 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.

Sweet spice, freshly picked red plums, black cherries and cola are supported by aromatic toasted coconut and milk chocolate from the youthful oak.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.6 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.4 g/L

pH

3.52

ACIDITY

5.7 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Pinotage

TIME IN OAK

20 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

Matured in french 300l oak barrels for 20 months, 80% new, 20% second fill. Component parts individually selected by the
winemaker and blended together.

Awards

Tim Atkin MW: 92 pts

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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Steytler Pinotage, 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.

Sweet spice, freshly picked red plums, black cherries and cola are supported by aromatic toasted coconut and milk chocolate from the youthful oak.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.6 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.5 g/L

pH

3.56

ACIDITY

5.8 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Pinotage

TIME IN OAK

24 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

After a light pressing the Pinotage underwent malolactic fermentation before maturation in French oak barrels for 24 months.

Awards

Tim Atkin MW: 94 pts
IWSC: Silver

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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Plush, new oak-aged Pinotage [...] with bramble and blueberry sweetness, smooth, scented wood and a sappy, refreshing finish.

Tim Atkin MW

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Steytler Pinotage, 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.

As South Africa’s only truly original grape, Kaapzicht are determined to flaunt Pinotage's finesse to the world. Fifteen years' maturation should greatly reward with complexity and elegance. The estate tell us this would be delicious matched with grilled meat off the 'braai'.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.6 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.7 g/L

pH

3.57

ACIDITY

5.8 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Pinotage

TIME IN OAK

24 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks and pumped over 3-4 times a day. After a light pressing the Pinotage underwent malolactic fermentation before going into 100% new French oak barrels for 24 months.

Awards

IWC 2018: Gold and ‘Pinotage’ Trophy
Tim Atkin MW: 94 pts
DWWA 2018: Gold

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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This 1.8 hectare bush vine block was planted in 1970 and is made in a big, strapping style at Kaapzicht.

Tim Atkin MW

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Steytler Pinotage, 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.

Sweet spice, freshly picked red plums, black cherries and cola are supported by aromatic toasted coconut and milk chocolate from the youthful oak. The bright-cored palate of the 2012 shows elegance and freshness, but retains the characteristic fine-grained, polished tannin structure.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.2 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.9 g/L

pH

3.60

ACIDITY

5.9 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Danie Steytler

VARIETY

Pinotage

TIME IN OAK

24 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Cork

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Stellenbosch

Vinification details

The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks and pumped over 3-4 times a day. After a light pressing the Pinotage underwent malolactic fermentation before going into 100% new French oak barrels for 24 months.

Awards

Tim Atkin MW: 93 pts
IWSC 2015: Silver Outstanding
IWC 2016: Silver
Platter: 4.5*

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss