Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2003

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2003

John Platter 2003 - 4 Stars
International Wine Challenge 2005 - Seal of Approval
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 : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.3  ta : 7.5 g/l  va : 0.33 g/l  so2 : 125 mg/l  fso2 : 40 mg/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

John Platter 2003 - 4 Stars
International Wine Challenge 2005 - Seal of Approval

ageing : Maturation potential now to 2009

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 25 years
Vines per hectare: 2 760
Vineyard area: 1,2ha
Trellised: Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Yield per hectare: 4t/ha
Clone: SN9 (Davis) on Ramsey

about the harvest: Harvest date: 19 March 2003
Degree Balling at harvest: 23,5º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Skin contact for 4 hours
Press
Settled for 2 days at 11ºC
Fermentation temperature 11-12ºC in 40% 2nd fill French, 60% new French Oak
Fermentation days 56
Period in wood 11 months

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