Capaia Shiraz 2015

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Stephan von Neipperg, Bernabé Strydom
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14 %vol
pH - 3.53
RS - 4.5 g/l
Total Acid - 5.8 g/l
SO2 - 83 mg/l
Free SO2 - 26 mg/l
Appellation - Philadelphia

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Full
Taste - Fragrant


Tasting Notes

The fragrant aromas of dried herbs and spices follow seamlessly onto a harmonious, smooth and flavoursome palate. A dark, handsome and full-bodied wine with a long, soft finish, making it extremely refined with excellent aging potential, yet also very approachable at this early stage.

Ageing Potential

Up to 10 years from vintage

Blend Information

100% Shiraz

In The Cellar

For the first time, Capaia produced a single variety red wine. Only a limited quantity of 2,600 bottles have been produced. This special edition to Capaia’s portfolio of wines underwent natural fermentation in large French Oak fermenters. For maturation this elegant wine spent 22 months in a combination of first and second fill French Oak barrels.

 



Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Capaia Shiraz 2018 Stephan von Neipperg, Bernabé Strydom, Gerhard Augustyn Shiraz
Capaia Shiraz 2019 Stephan von Neipperg, Bernabé Strydom, Gerhard Augustyn Shiraz
Capaia Shiraz 2015 Stephan von Neipperg, Bernabé Strydom Shiraz
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