Cederberg Chenin Blanc 2005

A consistent Cape benchmark over 9 vintages. Made from older vines – always impressive! Recognised for its powerful nose of grapefruit / melon / citrus flavours which jumps out of the glass. Mouth-tingling crispness with long fruit laden finish. Superb food compatability. Definitely one of the most consistent Chenin producers in South Africa.

Superb food compatability.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.32  ta : 7.2 g/l  va : 0.11 g/l  so2 : 130 mg/l  fso2 : 45 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2006 - Silver Best in Class
Veritas 2005 - Silver
in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 21 years
Vineyard area: 2,5Ha
Yield per Ha: 6t/Ha
Trellised: Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Clone: SN9 (Davis) on Ramsey

about the harvest: Harvest date:04 March 2005
Degree Balling at harvest: 22 - 23º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Reductive style
Press
Settled for 2 days at 11°C
Fermentation temperature 10 - 12ºC
Fermentation days 26

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