2019 Classic Chenin Blanc

The interesting combination of spicy and tropical aromas, underlined by a bold acidity, makes this wine a versatile companion. Perfectly paired with fresh seafood dishes, catch of the day (hake), sweet and aromatic flavoured dishes, traditional South African bobotie, Cape Malay food styles and a selection of soft to semi-firm cheeses such as brie, gruyere and herb-crushed goat’s cheese.

R55.00
excludes shipping

Nose

Upfront aromas of Golden Delicious apples and grapefruit, supported by tropical flavours of ripe guava.

Palate

A lively combination of summer fruits, sustained by a firm acidity and a dry, lingering finish.

Style

A medium-bodied wine made in a fresh and fruity New World style.

Variety

100% Chenin Blanc

Acidity 5.3 g/l
Alcohol 13.5%
Food Pairing

The interesting combination of spicy and tropical aromas, underlined by a bold acidity, makes this wine a versatile companion. Perfectly paired with fresh seafood dishes, catch of the day (hake), sweet and aromatic flavoured dishes, traditional South African bobotie, Cape Malay food styles and a selection of soft to semi-firm cheeses such as brie, gruyere and herb-crushed goat’s cheese.

pH 3.53
Sugar 2.2 g/l
Vinification

Grapes came from Perdeberg in the Agter-Paarl region. Harvested at optimum ripeness, the grapes were destemmed and crushed. The free-run juice was fermented separately from the press component. After fermentation, the wine-maker chose to blend a small portion of the press component into the free-run to lend the wine some additional body and flavour.

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