DeWaal Cape Blend 2003
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 13 %vol
pH : 3.7
RS : 3.1 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full


Accolades
The 1993 Uiterwyk Estate Wine was the first Cape Blend to be made in South Africa.
Tasting Notes
An earnest, serious wine, dark in colour, with flavours of dark chocolate, plums, cherry and spices.
Ageing Potential
10 years
Blend Information
50% Merlot, 30% Pinotage, 20% Shiraz
In The Vineyard
A Cape Blend is a wine in which Pinotage, from our 40-year-old vineyards, is the crucial component of the blend. Pinotage contributes powerful fruit and structure, Shiraz: spice and richness and Merlot softness and elegance.
About The Harvest
Sugar level at Harvest: 24°– 25° Balling.

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