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Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2006

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WINE Magazine - Chenin Blanc Challenge 2007: 2.5 Stars
This light-bodied wine has elegant nuances of green apple and guava. The lower alcohol of this vintage will appeal to many.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
WINE Magazine - Chenin Blanc Challenge 2007: 2.5 Stars
in the vineyard : Vines planted: 1982
Soil: Clovelly
Irrigation: None
Trellising: Bushvines
Elevation: 200m
Yield: 5t/ha

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 22° Balling. Harvesting earlier in February captured the grapes fresh and crisp.

in the cellar : The grapes were hand picked in the morning and sorted. After skin contact the grapes were crushed and only the free-run juice was used. The wine underwent a cold fermentation, was racked, fined, filtered and bottled.
Wood maturation: None
Bottled: June 2006

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