Badsberg Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016

Badsberg Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016

Colour: Straw coloured.
Nose: Elegant soft aromas of tropical fruit with an oak undertone.
Palate: Well balanced and excellent structure. Fresh and fruity with a crisp finish.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen, Stian Victor, Shazell van Den Berg
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 12.83 % vol  rs : 4.5 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


Tim Atkin 91 Points 2018

in the vineyard : 

Climate: Mediterranean
Rain fall: 800mm - 1000mm per year
Soil: Rock; hill
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Irrigation: Drip

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested middle February at 22.5°Balling
Yield: 11 tons/ha

in the cellar : 

Fermented in new French Oak barrels. Then matured on lees for further 5 months.

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