Backsberg Pinneau NV

Backsberg Pinneau NV

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

As an aperitif before or after dinner.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 18.2 % vol  rs : 180.8 g/l  pH : 3.77  ta : 3.8 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 - 20 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE Sandy clay, med yield, 225m North East elevation
VITICULTURE 8 year old trellised vineyards

about the harvest: Yield: 9t/h. Hand-picked at optimal ripeness at 24° Balling.

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
Chenin Blanc