Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2009

Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2009

Refreshing tropical notes with guava, white pear and hints of apricot on the nose. Full and fresh with a lovely crisp finish.

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

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 4.2 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2009 Michelangelo Awards: Silver Medal

ageing : Drink now until the end of 2010.

in the vineyard : Grapes sourced from 30 year old vines on our Basse Provence estate in Franschhoek and from Zonnebloem farm in Paarl, both vineyards yielding a low 6 tons/ha.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand at 23° Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout.

in the cellar : Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at 12.5° C and lasted almost 30 days. The wine was left on its primary lees for 3 months and stirred twice a week to enhance flavours and mouth feel.

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