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November 21, 2016

STEENBERG 1682 PINOT NOIR CAP CLASSIQUE NV

R175.20 VAT

Wine Club Price R175.20 p/b

DECEMBER PROMOTION. WAS R219. NOW R175.20. 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 Categories: ,

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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