Swartland Chenin Blanc 2011

Typical tropical guava flavours supported by passion fruit and underlying citrus blossom flavours. The wine is full and rich on the palate with a crisp finish.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 3 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.61 g/l  va : 0.6 g/l  so2 : 113 mg/l  fso2 : 26 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 1 to 2 years

in the vineyard : Soil: The cultivar is grown on a wide variety of soil types but the premium wines in this product are from the soils of decomposed granite on the cool slopes on the foothills of the Paardeberg.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes. Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: Produced under dry land conditions from bush vines with an average yield of 8 ton/ha. The grapes are harvested by hand at optimum ripeness as determined by the sugar/acid ratio.

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