Backsberg Pinneau 2010

Backsberg Pinneau 2010

Pure raisin and oak spices, the wine is delightfully sweet.

As an aperitif before or after dinner.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Guillaume Nell
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 17.56 % vol  rs : 198 g/l  pH : 3.84  ta : 2.0 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 -20 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE: Sandy clay, med yield, 225m North East elevation, also bought in
VITICULTURE: 8 year old trellised vineyards Yield: 9t/h. Hand picked at optimal ripeness at 24ºB

in the cellar : Juice of ripe Chenin grapes is fortified with Backsberg Brandy. No fermentation takes place in this wine, leaving all natural grape sugar. All the alcohol comes from the brandy. The wine is matured for a year in barrels before bottling.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
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