Vrede en Lust Artisan Range CCV 2010

A well-balanced blend between the typical fruit character of Chenin, orange-peel and citrus aromas from Chardonnay with the elegance, spice and perfume fruits from the Viognier grape.

Ideal with creamy Asian dishes.

variety : Chardonnay | 55% Chardonnay, 23% Chenin Blanc, 22% Viognier
winemaker : Susan Erasmus with Ansone Stoffberg
wine of origin : Elgin
analysis : alc : 13.9 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Drink now or through 2018.

in the vineyard : The Chenin Blanc is from our first crop from our Casey’s Ridge Kogelberg vineyard in Elgin. The grapes all came in at very low yields due to wind damage in early summer.

in the cellar : The wines were fermented in 225 litre French oak barrels using 2nd and 3rd fill barrels. The Viognier adds more elegance and fruit to the blend. Orange-peel and citrus on the nose…