|Cultivar||100% Chenin Blanc|
Climate / Quality of the soil : Ideal Mediterranean climate, the Paarl and Wellington mountains interrupt the wind flow capturing the winter rain / summer winds weather pattern. Soil types include Oakleaf and Tukulu granites, Fernwood sandstones and Glenrosa shales. This unique combination of terroir are ideal for the Chenin Blanc vines. The blocks are carefully manipulated for high concentrated flavour. Hand harvest in January at dawn to keep grapes cool for vinification.
Wine making process :
De-stemmed, crushed and pressed
Controlled fermentation at 12°C for 14-21 days in stainless steel tanks Kept in stainless steel tanks
Bottled and labelled
Tasting notes : A fresh, delicate wine with fruity aromas. Well balanced on the palate with tropical flavours like guava, citrus and passion fruit. A crisp lingering finish.
Food matches : Enjoy as a great aperitif or with salads, pasta, seafood and white meat dishes.