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Capaia Wines was established in 1997 near Cape Town.
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Capaia Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2014

The Cape of Good Hope was blessed with a cool, slow ripening 2014 vintage. Conditions were moderate with only a few days of extreme heat.

The slow ripening period ensured optimum flavours and minimum stress in the vineyards. Together with quality practices (green harvesting) this ensured that the grapes were picked while ripe and flavourful.

Spending time in the French oak fermenters further enhanced the character of each cultivar, before being carefully blended together. Maturation took place in 2nd and 3rd filled French oak barrels for another 12 months.

The aromas are young, fresh and lively while supported by a pleasant pallet. Enough tannins fill the corners of your mouth, also ensuring the wine will age well for the next few years.

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296150 14 (6 bot. of 750ml)
296180 14 (1 bot. of 1500ml)
296159 14 (1 bot. of 9000ml)
296158 14 (1 bot. of 18000ml)

Producer and Ward
Capaia Wines (Pty) Ltd,
Philadelphia, South Africa

Wine Production
In accordance with the château principle, all our wines are pressed exclusively from grapes grown on Capaia territory.

50% Cabernet Sauvignon
32% Merlot
17% Cabernet Franc
1% Shiraz

Analysis Data
Alcohol: 13.5 % vol
Residual Sugar: 4.5 g/l
Total Acid: 5.5 g/l
Free SO2: 30 mg/l
Total SO2: 88 mg/l
pH: 3.51

Recommended Temperature
17-20 °C

Ageing Potential
Enjoy now, or within the next 10 years

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