A typical Chenin Blanc with ripe tropical fruit aromas, especially guava and pineapple, complemented by whiffs of lemon. Good balance of fruit and acidity, followed by a fresh, zesty finish. Enjoy with pasta, Mediterranean vegetables, salads or seafood. Great on its own.
Explosive tropical fruit, with distinctive pineapple, guava and kiwi, make this achiever an exceptional varietal for any occasion.
White meat, Mediterranean roasted vegetables, pasta, salad or seafood.
Wine Of Origin
Western Cape Province of South Africa – Paarl and surrounding areas. Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.
In The Vineyard
East-facing vineyards which are all bush vine plantings. Planting density at 1,2 x 2,7 metres. Basic canopy-, yield-, and crop management, additional watering after veraizon. Harvesting from mid-February to mid-March.
YIELD: 8 – 10 t/haBALLING AT HARVEST: 23,5 – 24°B
In The Cellar
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks @ 10 – 12°C for 10 to 15 days. Destalked, fermented, filtered, cold stabilized and Kieselghur filtrated. No maturation or wood treatment.
100% Chenin Blanc
|Residual Sugar||4.50 g/l|
|Total Acid||5.86 g/l|
|Volatile Acid||0.34 g/l|
|Taste||Tropical Fruit Guava/Pineapple|