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Capaia Wines was established in 1997 near Cape Town.
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Capaia One 2010

The grapes were picked at optimum ripeness before undergoing natural fermentation in large French Oak fermenters. Individual vineyards were kept separate to evaluate their quality before being carefully blended together, after which maturation took place in 60% new French Oak barrels.

The nose has surprisingly fresh and youthful aromas. Although the tannins are extremely well integrated they are prominent enough to compliment the upfront aromas.

The red berry flavours are supported by a wide and profound mid-pallet. The back pallet ends with a combination of dark fruit, enhanced by smoked flavours, leaving a lingering aftertaste.

This wine is most enjoyable now, but promise not to disappoint within the next 10 years.

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296100 10 (6 bot. of 750ml)
296104 10 (1 bot of 1500ml)
296103 10 (1 bot of 3000ml)
296115 10 (1 bot of 5000ml)
296118 10 (1 bot of 18000ml)

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

Wine Production
15 – 16 months in 60% new French oak Barriques.
In accordance with the château principle, all our wines are pressed exclusively from grapes grown on Capaia territory.

31% Petit Verdot
30% Cabernet Sauvignon
17% Merlot
11% Cabernet Franc
11% Shiraz

Analysis Data
Alcohol: 14% vol
Sugar free Extract: 33.0 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.5 g/l
Total Acid: 5.8 g/l
pH: 3.6

Recommended Temperature
17-18 °C

Ageing Potential
Up to 10 years from vintage

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