Springfontein Jil's Dune Chenin Blanc 2009

A Vibrant light green tinted colour. The tropical and citrus flavours are well supported by cedar and mineral undertones. A complex, yet elegant wine to be enjoyed with spicy food and complex white meat dishes.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Christo Versfeld
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.29 % vol  rs : 5.1 g/l  pH : 3.44  ta : 7.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Up to 4 years after vintage if cellared correctly.

in the vineyard : Soil type: Calcified sand dunes on an old river terrace
Rootstock: Ramsey
Age of Vines: 11 years
Irrigation: None

about the harvest: Picking date: 20 to 24.02.2009
Yield: 8.5 tons / ha

in the cellar : The grapes were harvested cool and then pressed. The clearly settled juice was fermented in small French oak barrels and the resulting wine battonaged every 2 weeks for the first 2 months.

Fermentation temperature: 16 – 20 °C
Yeast: Eno Arome K7 and Wild yeast
Malolactic fermentation: None
Wood ageing: 11 months in 100% new small French Oak
Bottling date: 11.02.2010
Production: 2023 bottles

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