Rijk's Private Cellar Chenin Blanc 2004

Goldish tint. Pineapple and apricot aromas on the noseunderlined with whiffs of almonds. Well rounded palate with great wood integration ensures a palate full of pleasures. Long lasting, creamy aftertaste.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winery : Rijks
winemaker : Pierre Wahl
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 13.94 % vol  rs : 4.6 g/l  pH : 3.14  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
  • Vinordic 2006 - Best White Wine
  • Veritas 2005 - Bronze
  • ageing : Enjoy now, but has a great ageing potential.

    in the vineyard : Vines: Single block vineyard of 1.1 ha
    Yield: Harvested 6.85 Tons at 6.23 t / ha.
    Trellis: Double Cordon

    about the harvest: Night harvested and handpicked.

    in the cellar : 60% Barrel fermented. Matured 11 months in French Oak. 40% Cold fermented in stainless steel tanks and lay on fermentation lees for 11 months before blended with wooded wine. 30% New Hungarian Oak, 60% 2nd fill and 10% 3rd fill
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