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Six Hats Chenin Blanc
2016 Chenin Blanc

Viticulture

Vineyard: Fairtrade certified vineyards predominantly in the swartland region.
Soil Type: Koffieklip and oakleaf soils.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: Drip Method
Harvest Date: Mid to end of February.
Yield: Below 6 t/ha.

Vinification:

Six principles form the core of the Six Hats philosophy,
"Partnership, Potential, Change, Equity, Dignity and Sustainability".
Six Hats seeks to produce wines that will contribute to the lives of
the people whose hard work is expressed in each bottle. There are
minimum prices set for grapes and an additional percentage of the
sales are given back to the community who uses the money to build
schools, clinics and other projects to improve their lives.
SIX HATS IS A REGISTERED FAIRTRADE PRODUCER.

Hand picked early in the morning allowing the fruits to retain their
natural flavor and freshness. Only free run juice was used, allowed
to settled before the must was inoculated with selected yeast
strains, fermented in temperature controlled tank under
12°Centigrade.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Pale yellow.
Nose: Tropical aromas with hints of spice.
Palate: Pineapple and peach with a refreshing acidity and
some spice.
Other: Great as an aperitif, seared tuna or lightly spicy Asian
cuisine.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12
RS (g/l): 2.64
TA (g/l): 5.86
pH: 3.34