Babylonstoren Chenin Blanc 2015

A light crisp, elegant dry wine that is fruit driven and juicy. It’s unwooded and refreshing with lovely guava and melon flavours rounded off with a hint of freshly cut grass and Packham pear undertones.

COLOUR: light, greenish tint.
BOUQUET: elegant style, guava violet type fruit.
TASTE: a light, crisp, dry wine that is fruit driven and juicy. Unwooded and refreshing with lovely guava and melon flavours rounded off with a hint of freshly cut grass and Packham pear undertones. 

Serve chilled with salads, light fish dishes or on its own.

variety : Chenin Blanc
winery : Babylonstoren
winemaker : Klaas Stoffberg & Charl Coetzee
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : 0  size : 0  closure : 0  

AWARDS
Bronze at the International Wine Challenge
2011 Best Chenin Blanc in Paarl Region at South African Young Wine Show
John Platter Wine Guide 2016 - 4 Stars

ageing : PRESERVATION: preferably drink within one year of production, but can be aged for 1 year thereafter

in the vineyard : 

SOIL COMPOSITION: Oakleaf type soils of Cape granite origin 

AREA OF PRODUCTION: on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain between the wine growing areas of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa.

in the cellar : VINIFICATION & PRODUCTION SYSTEM: soft pressing, cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. Racked of fermentation lees and kept on thin lees for 4 months before bottling.

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