Private Cellar Chenin Blanc 2015 R175-00 per bottle

R1,050.00R5,250.00

Bottle Price R175 | Case Price (6 Bottles) R1050

Concentrated aromas of yellow fruit, pineapple and melon on the nose with nutty nuances that linger.

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Description

Cultivar

100% Chenin Blanc

Characteristics

Elegance, finesse, complexity and concentration of fruit – full bodied

Tasting Notes

Concentrated aromas of yellow fruit, pineapple and melon on the nose with nutty nuances that linger. Full-bodied, elegant creamy palate. Well balanced and alive with fresh acidity and long finish. Excellent ageing potential and superb versatility with a wide range of dishes completes this delicious wine.

In the Vineyard

Soil Low yielding, well drained vertical shale/schist
Aspect south-east
Trellis and bush vines

Harvest

Grapes were night harvested and picked by hand to retain flavours. Yield 6.2 tons/ha

Cellar Practices

Grapes were gently crushed and pressed. 20% of the wine was cold fermented in tank to retain freshness and fruit , and the other 80% was fermented in 40% new French and Hungarian oak and 60% in 2nd and 3rd fill French and Hungarian oak 300 litre barrels. 30% of the barrel fermented wine was fermented with natural yeast. The wine was then aged for 11 months, blended and then bottled.

Ageing Potential

8 years after vintage at consistent temperatures between 14°C and 17°C.

Serving Temperature

Recommended to be served at 14ºC.

Analysis
Viticulturist Neville Dorrington
Residual sugar 3.0 g/l
Acidity 6.7 g/l
ph 3.18
Alcohol 13.95 %
Appellation Tulbagh

 

 

Additional information

Quantity

Bottle, 1 Case, 2 Cases, 3 Cases, 4 Cases, 5 Cases