Riebeek Chenin Blanc 2006

An intensely fruity wine with upfront tropical flavours. Well-balanced with a fresh, crisp finish.

At any occasion or simply a glass on its own with good friends.

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester, Eric Saayman & Alecia Hamman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.06 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now or within a year.

in the vineyard : Vineyard: No irrigation – “bosstok” and trellised vines
Production: 5 to 12 tons per hectare

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested in early in February at an average of 22,5° Balling.

in the cellar : Free run- and a portion press juice was used. After settling and acid adjustment wine was inoculated with selected yeast. Fermented colder than usual to capture the fruit flavours. 2 Tanks were selected blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.

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