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STEENBERG 1682 PINOT NOIR CAP CLASSIQUE NV

R219.00 VAT

Wine Club Price R186.15 p/b

Our pale pink 1682 Pinot Noir Cap Classique is fresh with fruity aromas of raspberry jelly, wild strawberry sorbet, red apple skin and toasted brioche. The wine has a very fine mousse that lifts the raspberry-like aromas and is balanced well with a creamy texture and bright acidity with a lingering dry finish. Enjoy in its youth or cellar for 3 to 5 years to promote a more savoury flavour development.

Award pedigree: Amorim Cap Classique 2019: Trophy for Best Rosé MCC in class and Double Gold medal

SKU: 6008869001590 Category:

ALCOHOL: 12%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 7.7g  / litre
TOTAL ACID: 6.0g / litre
PH: 3.14

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Weight 1.6 kg
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 29.3 cm

In The Cellar

The Brut 1682 Pinot Noir is made in the traditional French method and is designated Cap Classique. The grapes were hand-picked at low sugar levels of 18.5 – 19°B and whole-bunch pressed. The extracted juice is low in phenols, high in natural acidity and has a delicate pink color and fine strawberry flavour. The juice ferments with a strong yeast strain to form the base wine. Once the base wine is stabilised, it is fermented a second time in the bottle under crown cap. This second fermentation creates the bubbles (or mousse). Post fermentation, the wine was aged on its yeast lees for a minimum of 15 months before first disgorgement.

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