SOUTH AFRICA

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Wildekrans Chenin Blanc
2015 Chenin Blanc

Viticulture

Vineyard: Botriver.
Soil Type: Koffieklip Clay.
Vine Age: 9 years old.
Irrigation: Drip Method
Harvest Date:
Yield: 9 t/ha.

Vinification:

From the Estate range this Chenin Blanc has been produced by Wildekrans since its beginning in the early 90's; the range reflects the values and integrity of the farm's dedication to the winemaking process. The Chenin Blanc pays tribute to the farm's terroir with minimum intervention.

Harvested early in the morning, gently pressed and fermented at 12 degrees centigrade in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve the clean fruit flavors that are typical of Wildekrans wines.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Pale yellow.
Nose: Hints of citrus, pineapple and apple on the nose.
Palate: It is fresh and lively with a dense palate and harmonious. Cape gooseberries and grapefruit dominate.
Other: Great with assorted sushi, clam chowder or chicken.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13
RS (g/l): 1.8
TA (g/l): 6.3
pH: