Goue Vallei Chenin Blanc 1999

An enchanting and stylish white wine with an intense fruitiness on the nose and palate. This is a crisp and delicate wine with a perfect balance between residual sugar and acids. An excellent aperitif and ideal companion to fish and white meat.


variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc
winery : 
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Olifantsrivier
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : White  

in the vineyard : These quality grapes were grown on the cool north-facing slopes of the Cedarberg and the Olifants River Mountain ranges.

about the harvest: In the southern hemiphere summer lasts from December until the end of February. The grapes are havested from mid-January until mid-April. Chenin Blanc being an early ripener, these grapes were harvested from late January to early February. This grape variety forms the backbone of the cellars total crop.

in the cellar : Cool crushed grapes underwent a three hour skin contact in static drainer before being fermented under controlled conditions at 15°C.

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