Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2011

Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2011

Light golden straw with appetizing stone fruit and honey comb flavours lifted with delicate floral tones; bright and fresh but nicely focussed with a rounded texture and good balance.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Enjoy as an easy-drinking aperitif or delicious paired with Thai spiced duck salad.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler Jnr
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.38 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.38  ta : 6.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 - 4 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 7 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Yield of 7 tons/ha.

in the cellar : Made reductively. Grapes were harvested during early morning hours in cool temperatures and were given ±8 - 10 hours skin contact. Enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 7 Yeast was used. Wine lay on the lees for 3 months before being racked, cleaned and bottled.

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