Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2004

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2004

Veritas 2006 - Double Gold
2006 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Silver
John Platter 2004 - 4 Stars
A statement wine! Limited ± 120 cases production Delicate floral and honeyed whispers. Lime with some biscuit aromas. A fat juicy palate, fragrant rich in ripe oaky/lees character. Full length with good acid backbone. Concentrated, structured for longevity. An elegant well crafted wine.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 7.0 g/l  pH : 3.3  ta : 7.0 g/l  va : 0.33 g/l  so2 : 125 mg/l  fso2 : 40 mg/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2006 - Double Gold
2006 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Silver (82/100)
John Platter 2004 - 4 Stars

ageing : Maturation potential now to 2010.

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 27 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: 12 March 2004
Degree Balling at harvest: 22,8º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Skin contact for 4 hours
Press
Settled for 2 days at 11ºC
Fermentation temperature 11-12ºC in 60% new & 40% 2nd fill French Oak
Fermentation days 44
Period in wood 11 months

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