Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2008

Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2008

2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold medal
Fresh guava and green apple flavours with a lovely fresh streak of lime; easy drinking with an attractive well rounded finish; perfect as an aperitif or with gently spiced dishes
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Charl Coetzee
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.88 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold medal

ageing : 2 - 4 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil.

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested cool, harvest stopped at 25° C. Yield of 10 tons/ha.

in the cellar : Made reductively. Grapes were harvested cool. We stopped harvesting at 25° C. Grapes were given ± 8-10 hours skin contact. Enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 13 Yeast was used.

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