Deetlefs Rhythms of Nature Chenin Blanc / Chardonnay 2011

The wine has a light lemon colour with aromas of grapefruit, lime, melon, ripe bananas and apricots. The wine also has a clean entry with good balance on the mid-palate. A long and lingering finish is evident with a balanced acidity.

Chicken breast with mango, smoked pork and Greek salad.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 79% Chenin Blanc, 21% Chardonnay ]
winery : Deetlefs Estate
winemaker : Ferdi Visser
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 1 - 3 years

in the vineyard : 

 Chenin Blanc








 Plant Date






 Trellising System

 4 wire 

 vertical Perold
 Irrigation System


 Height above sea level






about the harvest: Harvest date: 15 February 2011 - 13 March 2011

in the cellar : Grapes were picked at optimum ripeness to ensure a wine with a fresh and fruity character unique to both varietals. The varietals were kept separately on fine lees until blending occurred.

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