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Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2008

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Veritas 2008 - Bronze

From old bush vine; a light, refined style with subtle tropical fruit and abundant pear and guava flavours, both on the nose and palate.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 1.4 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Veritas 2008 - Bronze
in the vineyard : Vines planted: 1982
Soil: Clovelly
Irrigation: None
Trellishing: Bushvines
Elevation: 200 m

about the harvest: A cooler ripening season led to a later harvest of these bush vine grapes.
Yield: 5t/ha
Balling Harvested: 21°

in the cellar : The cooler conditions helped maintain freshness with a lower sugar level and resultant lower alcohol. The juice underwent cold fermentation for 12 days and was left on the gross lees for 2 months before bottling.

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