Bonnievale CCC White 2011

A light and fruity wine created from three cultivars starting with the letter "C". Crisp and fresh with a variety of fruity flavours.

Ideal with summer salads, pasta and fish, also complements curry dishes.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ Chenin Blanc, Colombard, Chardonnay ]
winery : Bonnievale Wines
winemaker : Jolene Calitz Le Roux
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : 
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

2009 Veritas - Gold Medal
2009 Michelangelo - Silver Medal
2009 John Platter - 3 stars
2009 The Wine Magazine - Best Value for Money

ageing : Enjoy now.

in the vineyard :  Age of vines: 10-20 years
Rootstock: Richter 99/110
Trellis system: 3-4 wire

Vines grown in the area surrounding the Breede River.

about the harvest:  Date: February - March
Type: Hand
Yield: 10-15 ton/ha

Handpicked in the cool of early morning.

in the cellar :  Crushing/Destemming: Crushed/Destalked
Tanks: Stainless Steel
Fermentation protocol: Handpicked on select days after a few days of cool weather
Malolatic: No
Lees contact/bottonage: The Chardonnay for 2 months
Other Method of oak maturation (chips):No
Fining: Bentonite
Filtration: Bulk
Stabilization: Cold

Cool fermented for maximum fruit flavours.

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Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc