Kyburg Premium 33 Latitude 2010

The blending of three cultivars, predominantly with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Shiraz and 22% Merlot, results in a wine that is deep red in colour with black fruit and mocha flavours, firm elegant tannins with a good support of oak.

Best Competition Rating: Buy, Drink and Enjoy Yourself!

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snymanand

 

The Harvest
Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: Feb to end March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 7’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

Technical Analysis
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.6
Total acidity: 5.9 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.2 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snymanand

 

The Harvest
Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: Feb to end March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 7’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

Technical Analysis
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.6
Total acidity: 5.9 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.2 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region

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