Savanha Sun Chenin Blanc 2010

Straw pale in colour with a green hue.  Ripe guava and tropical fruit present on thenose. The tropical fruit follows through to thepalate, where it is joined by a medley of green and yellow flavours. A fresh,crisp, approachable wine with a lingering aftertaste.

Serve with fresh tomato, Danish feta and capers pastatopped with pecorino cheese or well-chilled.

variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc
winery : Savanha
winemaker : Anton Swarts
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 4 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy now, or within 2 years of harvest.

in the vineyard : Trellised and bush vines aged 7-15 years yieldedthe grapes for this wine. The vines received supplementary drip irrigation and produced 10-14 tons per hectare. 

about the harvest: 

Grapes harvested by hand from selected vineyardblocks. Grapes received at cellar, destemmed, slightly crushed and pressed.

The juice of the individual block selections (somekept separate and some blended) are fermented dry in stainless steel tanks at±12-15°B.

Only the best tanks are selected for the final preparation of the blend.Maturation occurred on the fine lees for two months prior preparation forbottling.

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