Kaapzicht Kliprug Chenin Blanc 2017

Kaapzicht Kliprug Chenin Blanc 2017

Wonderful sun-ripe yellow fruit with crunchy apple, fresh pineapple and a lick of oak. The palate is medium bodied and fresh, but with fleshy texture and good weight. A rich fruited core of fruit on the mid-palate builds to a crisp, dry finish.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler Jnr
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.60 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 

2 - 4 years

in the vineyard : Planted in 1982 this old bush vines now never yields more 4 tons per Hectare. Unirrigated and planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil it’s called “Kliprug by the laborers cause of all the numerous rocks on the ground.

about the harvest: Grapes are picked by hand.

in the cellar : Grapes are picked by hand and then whole bunch pressed without the use of Sulphur. The juice is left 1 day to settle before racking it to barrels and leaving it to naturally ferment until dry. The wine is stirred once a month and kept in the 300/400 and 500L barrels for almost a year before sulphuring up and bottling it. The RS is natural sugar which did not ferment dry.

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