Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards

Kaapzicht Skuinsberg Cinsaut

2020 Silver Medal

Kaapzicht Wine Estate



Kaapzicht Wine Estate Kaapzicht Skuinsberg Cinsaut
VARIETAL:
Cinsaut (23) Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2019 and older

VINTAGE:
2019

MORE INFORMATION:
Skuinsberg Cinsaut was planted in 1991 on the steepest slope on Kaapzicht: hence the name Skuinsberg/steephill. (The steep hills have claimed quite a few tractors over the past 40 years!) The soil is low potential, weathered granite - resulting in smaller berries and lower yields. On average we get between 10 - 13 tons from the 2.1 ha block.

Lovely dense earthy savoury sun dried strawberry and bramble berry fruit nose. Full and fleshy, this is showy, bright and mouth watering, displaying a crunchy edge, saline acidity and a fine sweet macerated red currant finish


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