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Capaia One 2016

The 2016 vintage will likely go down as one of the wildest growing seasons, thanks to torrid heat and record drought. With small berries, yields were down, but smaller berries resulted in wines with a good concentration of flavours. Picked at optimum ripeness, grapes underwent natural fermentation in large French oak fermenters. Eight months following malolactic fermentation, individual vineyards were still kept separate before being blended together and matured for a further 12 months in French oak barriques.

All the different aspects involved in creating this wine join together in the bottle to display a well-balanced wine. Aromas and flavours of black fruits, with a hint of herbs, blends well with the smokiness and spiciness imparted from spending time in 60% new French oak. This full-bodied blend is complex, yet elegant, with ample, but soft tannins, providing structure to last 10 years and more…

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Bin-No
296100 16 (6 bot. of 750ml)
296104 16 (1 bot of 1500ml)
296103 16 (1 bot of 3000ml)
296115 16 (1 bot of 5000ml)
296118 16 (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.

Blend
38% Cabernet Sauvignon
27% Shiraz
23% Petit Verdot
12% Cabernet Franc

Analysis Data
Alcohol 14 % vol
Residual Sugar 3.5 g/l
Total Acid 5.4 g/l
Free SO2 18 mg/l
Total SO2 89 mg/l
pH 3.68

Recommended Temperature
17-18 °C

Ageing Potential
Up to 10 years from vintage


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