Rickety Bridge Paulina's Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 - SOLD OUT

Rickety Bridge Paulina's Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 - SOLD OUT

Dominant peach and ripe pear aromas with notes of spicy oak. A rich mouth-filling wine with good structure and a long finish of dried fruit, white flowers and subtle minerality.

pCrayfish, roast pork, liver paté on toasted ciabatta./p


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.15 % vol  rs : 3.4 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 

pReady to be enjoyed but with the naturally high acidity this wine will cellar well until 2019./p

in the vineyard : 

Decomposed granite soils host these low yielding 20 year old vines that crop 8 tonnes/ha.

about the harvest: 

Hand-picked into small baskets in the early morning at 23 °Balling.

in the cellar : 

Fermented at 12° C for a period of 27 days using naturally occurring yeasts. The wine was left on its primary lees for 6 months ensuring the full and creamy mouth feel. 100% of the wine was barrel fermented in 80% new oak and left to age for 6 months in an oak Foudre and small French oak casks. No sulphur additions were made during or after fermentation, only at bottling.

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