Wine Kaapzicht, Chenin Blanc, 2015
The wine is light golden straw color with greenish highlights.
The wine has a well-textured, sweet taste and a superior balanced acidity and a lively finish.
In light aroma of wine felt shades of ripe quince, pineapple and stone fruit and some savory nuances.
Great wine as an aperitif, and come to the Thai spicy salad with duck or fish dishes.
Chenin Blanc grapes harvested on an old vineyard, which was planted by the great-grandfather Denis and George Statler in 1947. Grape harvest takes place in the morning hours at low temperature. Maceration on the skins lasted 8-10 hours. Then the wine is aged on the lees in stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Wine storage potential is 2-4 years.
Kaapzicht - a family-owned winery located in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The name of the winery is translated as "views of the Cape", as the hills on which it is located, offers fantastic views of Cape Town and Table Mountain. Statler family owned farm since 1946, Denis and George - winegrowers in the third generation. The wife of Denis - Ingvild is responsible for marketing and sales, and the wife of George - Mandy satisfied weddings and parties in a small guest house. Denis Jr. joined the family business in 2009. He has a degree in enology and viticulture, and long internship in France, New Zealand, California, Italy, before being admitted to the family business.
Kaapziht vineyards are located on granite soils in the north-eastern slopes Bottelari, 30 km from the Atlantic Ocean. Direct sunlight and cool ocean breezes create the perfect conditions to create a full-bodied, fruity wines. Wine company Kaapzicht exported to 20 countries and sold in the domestic market. Kaapzicht is quite a wide range of wines, many of which have won a large number of prestigious awards in international competitions. In addition, new wines continue to be created, and in the future, the company plans to produce and sparkling wines.
The mission of the family Statler is the production of wines that they would like to drink himself - full-bodied, fruity, with great texture, well-integrated tannins and a long finish. Constantly working on improving the quality of wines. Harmony in the family, work, community and surrounding multicultural nature - is the basic philosophy of the economy Kaapzicht.