Deetlefs Chenin Blanc 2000

The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
A soft/green appearance with a bright subtropical bouquet, ripe peach and fresh fruit flavours. A wine with zip and sparkle and good, crisp lime flavours and a long fine finish. It just keeps rolling along. A superb aperitif yet enough character to accompany a variety of dishes.

Soup: Bouillon and vegetable brothMeat: Pork, pickled meat and smoked kasslerFish: Simple fish dishes and KabeljouHerbs: White pepper, capers, parsley and dill chivesSide dishes: Potato salad, green or vegetable salad, mashed potatoes, green and white vegetables.

variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc
winery : Deetlefs Estate
winemaker : Kobus Deetlefs
wine of origin : Rawsonville
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 3.46 g/l  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze

ageing : Excellent now, but portrays good development potential.

in the vineyard : Trellised vines.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested on the 23 February 2000. Grapes were picked at different stages of ripening.

in the cellar : There was no wood maturation, instead the wine was left on lees after fermentation, without SO2 for 90 days. Various yeast strains were used.

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