Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2012

Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2012

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 dishes with creamy sauces.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Drink now until the end of 2013.

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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