Savanha Sun Chenin Blanc 2009

Ripe guava and tropical fruit present on the nose. Thetropical fruit follows through to the palate, where it is joined by a medley ofgreen and yellow flavours. A fresh, crisp, approachable wine with a lingeringaftertaste.

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 : 3 - 4 g/l  pH : 3.48  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 : Western Cape, grapes where sourced mainly form theSlanghoek and Botha ward in the Breedekloof area within the Western Cape.Trellised- and bush vines aged 6-14 years yielded the grapes for this wine. Thevines received supplementary drip irrigation and produced 10-14 tons perhectare.

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested at ±24° Balling, de-stemmed,lightly crushed and pressed. The juice fermented in stainless steel tanks at±12 – 15ºC until dry. Maturation occurred for two months on the primary leesprior to stabilisation and bottling.

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