100% Chenin Blanc
Full bodied white wine. Great food wine.
This is a true example of a classic Chenin Blanc where the nose shows attractive aromas of tropical fruit, apricot and hints of almond. The integrated wood spices compliment the fruit and brings structure to this refined wine. A well-balanced palate with an exotic sweet-sour tang ensures a long finish and lasting aftertaste.
In the Vineyard
Soil: Low yielding, well drained vertical shale/schist
Yield: 6.1 tons/Ha
Trellis: 80% raised bush vines and 20% trellised (VSP)
Grapes were night harvested; picked by hand to retain flavours.
Grapes were gently crushed and pressed. This wine was fermented in 40% new, 40% 2nd fill and 20% 3rd fill 300 litre French oak barrels. This wine was 100% naturally fermented. A maturation period of 16 months was needed before this wine could be racked and blended.
At least 12 years after vintage if stored between 14°C and 17°C.
Recommended to be served at 14°C
|Residual sugar||5.7 g/l|