Terroir Selection

Chenin Blanc


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Type Single Varietal Chenin Blanc
Ecological Status: Vegan – Certified Organic (in transition)
Appellation: Estate Wine of Origin Springfontein Rim
Soil: High Alkaline Maritime Limestone
Rootstock Year of Planting: Ramsey 2003
Cultivars Clones: Chenin Blanc CN422A+SN24
Harvest: Multiple Passages by Hand
Pre-Cooling: 1 Night at 5°C in Cold Room
Sorting: Multiple Passages by Hand

Destemming/Crushing: Before Pressing
Pressing: Bucher Pneumatic Press
Wild Yeast Fermenting: Barriques 2nd Fill French/Hungarian and Speidel PUR 600 ltr Egg Tanks
Maturating: Barriques 2nd Fill French/Hungarian and Speidel PUR 600 ltr Egg Tanks
Yeast Addition Filtrating: None None
Harvest Date: 06.02.2018 to 28.02.2018
Pressing Date: 07.02.2018 to 01.03.2018
Blending Date: 06.11.2018
Bottling date: 30.11.2018
Maceration Period thereof Cold: None None
Alcoholic Fermentation Period: 17 Days
Share Anaerobic Malolactic: 0% 40%
Average Yield Balling: 52 hl/ha 21.9°Bx
Alcohol Residual Sugar: 12.9% 2.1 g/ltr
Acidity Addition Total Acidity pH: None 5.8 g/ltr pH 3.4
Tannin Addition Total Extract: None 19.8 g/ltr
Total Sulphur thereof free: 0.090 g/ltr 0.016 g/ltr
Production: 6,148 btl à 0.750 ltr

Chemical Analysis before Bottling
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Tasting Notes

This Chenin Blanc is true to the terroir characterized by cool climate and limestone soils. It has fresh fruit aromas on the nose, rich minerality and soft acidity on the palate. The oak aromas are well integrated and very subtle on the taste. The palate is lively, creamy and finishes off well with good length.

– Tariro Masayiti

Aromas of peaches and lemons follow through to a medium body, bright acidity and a vivid finish. Shows delicious and focused fruit. Drink now.

– James Suckling // 92 Points

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