Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2011

Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2011

Refreshing tropical fruit notes with an abundance of melon and subtle notes of honey, pear and apricot. Full, rich flavour with a lengthy finish.

Sushi, shellfish, salads, Chinese food, chicken dishes with creamy sauces.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Franschhoek / Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.51 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now until the end of 2014.

in the vineyard : Grapes selected from 36 year old vines on our Basse Provence estate in Franschhoek and from Zonnebloem farm in Paarl, both vineyards yielding a low 4 tons/ha.

about the harvest: The Chenin was 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 35 days. The wine was left on its primary lees for 4 months and stirred twice a week to enhance flavours and mouth feel.

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