Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2018

Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2018

Melon and guava are prominent on the nose with a pleasing minerality on the palate with pear and green fig flavours.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 13.22 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton / Oak leaf
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellishing: 7 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 200m

about the harvest: 2018 was a challenge for the fruit driven white varietals. Weather patterns are definitely changing as this was a long, dry and warm summer. These unfavorable conditions were countered by good canopy management and early morning picking.

Yield: 10t/ha

in the cellar : The wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks and made in a fresh style to maintain the natural flavours.

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