SOUTH AFRICA


Wildekrans Chenin Blanc
2009 Chenin Blanc

Viticulture

Vineyard: Density of 3 333 vines/ha
Soil Type: Klapmuts, Estcourt, Kroonstad.
Vine Age: 26 years old.
Irrigation: Drip Method
Harvest Date: February - picked between 20 and 23° balling.
Yield: 8 t/ha

Vinification:

Harvested early in the morning, gently pressed and fermented at 12° centigrade in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve the clean fruity flavors that are typical of area.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Straw yellow.
Nose: Notes of pineapple and melon.
Palate: Well balanced with hints of lime and tropical fruits.
Other: Pairs well with pasta dishes, sushi or clam chowder.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14
RS (g/l): 1.4
TA (g/l): 6.07
pH: 2.95
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