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Boplaas Chenin Blanc 2014

The embodiment of an easy drinking Chenin Blanc - billowing from the glass with a combination of guava, zesty pineapple, peach and tropical fruit flavours, following through onto the refreshing palate with hints of spice, green apple and honey notes.

An ideal aperitif while enjoying the sunset around a braai or paired with sea food, light summer fare, creamy pasta and pizzas or vegetarian cuisine. Enjoy this fresh & fruity dry Chenin well chilled.

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Margaux / Carel Nel CWM
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.4 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Drink now and over the next 24 - 36 years

in the vineyard : Purportedly planted in 1655 by Jan van Riebeek, Chenin Blanc is one of the first four wine grapes planted in at the Cape and is still South Africa’s most planted wine grape variety. This humble grape can produce a myriad of wine styles ranging from zesty fruit forward table wines, complex barrel matured and incredibly long-lived white wines, fulsome blends, superb sparkling wines and even luscious noble late harvest dessert wines. The Boplaas Limited Release Chenin Blanc is very much in the fresh, fruity and versatile style of Chenin.

in the cellar : Fruit for this Limited Release wine originates from a selection of Chenin blocks grown on a combination of soils surrounding Agter-Paarl and the Voor-Paardeberg wards. All fruit was harvested in the cool early morning hours, crushed and gently pressed, cold fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve optimal aromatics and flavours. The wine was bottled after a short period of lees contact to embolden the flavour profile.br /br /Wood aging: None

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