Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2002

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2002

A youthful green tinge and attractive gold colour on sight; floral character, peaches and blossoms on the nose; and a fat juicy palate, fragrantly rich in ripe oaky / lees character.The good acid backbone means that this elegant, well crafted wine is built to last.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.2  ta : 7.7 g/l  va : 0.33 g/l  so2 : 125 mg/l  fso2 : 40 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 23 years
Vines per hectare: 2 760
Vineyard area: 1,2ha
Trellised: Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Yield per hectare: 5t/ha
Clone: SN9 (Davis) on Ramsey

about the harvest: Harvest date: 14 March 2002
Degree Balling at harvest: 23,5º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Reductive style
Press
Settled for 2 days at 11ºC
Fermentation temperature 10-11ºC in 60% 2nd fill French, 40% new French Oak
Fermentation days 45
Period in wood 10 months
Maturation potential now to 2005

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