Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2005

Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2005

Pale lime green glints with layers of honeycomb, honeysuckle and elderflowers on the nose. Mouth filling flavours of guava, melon and peach tapers into a touch of minerality on the finish.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Charl Coetzee
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.41 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 7.3 g/l  
type : White  

AWARDS

Veritas Wine Awards - Bronze Medal

ageing : 2 - 4 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 10 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Made reductively. Grapes were harvested cool. Stopped harvesting at 25°C.

in the cellar : Grapes were given ± 8 - 10 hours skin contact. Enzymes to help extract flavours while on skins. VIN 13 Yeast was used. 2 Months lease contact, and the RS was lifted to 3,0 g/l.

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