Fortress Hill Chenin Blanc 2009

Fruity flavours of quince, apple and pear, with a hint of tea bush, perfectly balanced with soft woody aromas of coconut and vanilla, for a well rounded finish.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Marinus Bredell
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.4 % vol  rs : 4.4 g/l  pH : 3.2  ta : 7.1 g/l  va : 0.66 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The grapes came from 19 to 21-year-old low trellised and bush vine vineyards planted in decomposed granite soil and facing North to North East at between 195 to 300 meters above sea-level.

in the cellar : Selected grapes were crushed, and 3 hours skin contact allowed, after which the must was settled and filtered. 50% was fermented in stainless steel tanks and 50% was fermented in French oak barrels. After 6 months the wine was filtered and stabilized prior to bottling.

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