Pulpit Rock Brink Family Chenin Blanc 2011

A fresh wine with a distinctive tropical, crisp acidity and a lingering mouthfeel.

Ideal to served with summer salads.

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Jaco van der Merwe
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 12.7 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Chenin Blanc 2009 won Wine Magazine 2010 best value award.

ageing : Enjoy now or drink within 2 years after bottling.

in the vineyard : The average age of these vines is 10-11 years old and they are all trellised. The production is on average 13 tons/ha. Supplementary irrigation is done through the growing season.

about the harvest: Harvesting is done at night for the simple reason to receive the grapes at low temperatures to capture the maximum fruit. The harvest usually starts in the second last week of January and stretches until mid February.

in the cellar : Fermentation takes place at low temperatures (12° - 14°C). After fermentation the wine is kept on its fine lees for 2-3 months before stabilisation.

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