Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2008

Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2008

Veritas 2008 - Bronze
2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Bronze

Pineapple, guava and paw-paw characterizes this cool fermented Chenin blanc.

Sushi, shellfish, salads, Chinese food, Chicken with creamy sauces.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Wilhelm van Rooyen
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.41  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2008 - Bronze
2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Bronze

ageing :  Ready to be enjoyed.

in the vineyard :  Grapes sourced from 30 year old vines give this wine its tremendous full bodied mouth feel and rich texture.

about the harvest: All grapes used to make this wine were hand harvested in the early hours of the morning at 22.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation took place at 13° C in stainless steel tanks for up to 27 days before being aged on the fine lees for two months. A policy of minimal interference in the cellar is followed to ensure all the natural flavours of the fruit are preserved and bottled.

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