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Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2016

Seven selected barrels were used to produce 700 cases. Delicate aromas of honey, lime zest, roasted nuts and peaches laced with sweet vanilla undertones. Well-integrated wood and ageing on the lees developed a full, rich palate with a smooth lingering finish. This Chenin Blanc is concentrated and structured for longevity. An elegant well crafted wine.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : Cederberg
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.8 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show '18: Bronze - 2015 vintage
Platter's Wine Guide '18: 4½ stars - 2015 vintage
Veritas '17: Gold - 2015 vintage
Standard Bank Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge '17: Top 10 - 2015 vintage
Tim Atkin '17: 94 points - 2015 vintage
Cederberg and Lambertsbaai Wards Terroir Awards: Top Chenin Blanc - 2015 vintage
NWC/Top 100 SA Wines '17: Double Gold - 2015 vintage
Decanter Wine World Awards '17: Silver - 2014 vintage
Veritas '16: Silver - 2014 vintage
SAWi Award '17 - Grand Gold
Novare SA Terrior Wine Awards '16 National: Top Chenin Blanc - 2014 vintage
Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards '16 District: Top Chenin Blanc - 2014 vintage
NWC Top 100 SA Wines '16: Double Silver - 2013 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’16: 4.½ star - 2013 vintage
Tim Atkin’15: 94 points - 2012 vintage
Decanter World wine Awards’15: Silver - 2012 vintage
Veritas’14: Silver - 2012 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’15: 4.½ star - 2012 vintage
Top 100 SA Wines’15 - 2012 vintage
Tim Atkin’14: 94 points - 2011 vintage
Robert Parker’14: 90 points - 2011 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide '14: 4.½ star - 2011 vintage
Wine Spectator’13: 90 points - 2011 vintage
Veritas’13: Silver - 2011 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’12: 4.½ star - 2010 vintage
International Wine Review: 91 points - 2010 vintage
Veritas’11: Silver - 2010 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards '11: Silver - 2010 vintage

ageing : Drink now up to 2023

in the vineyard : Facing: South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa and Sandstone
Age of vines: 12 years, Cederberg ward
Vineyard area: 2.34ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Clone: SN24/220 on Richter 99

about the harvest: Yield per hectare: 6.0 t/ha
Harvest date: 2 March 2016
Degree balling at harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 23.5°B

in the cellar : 30 - 61 days at 13° - 14° C naturally fermented in barrel, new fill 33%, 2nd fill 33%, 3rd fill 33% in 400l barrels, medium toast tight grain for 11 months, regular bâttonage, 10% viognier.

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