Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2016

Inviting aromas of guava and white peach with underlying floral and green fig notes. A full rich palate of tropical fruit, citrus and spice leads into a long honeyed finish.

Sushi, shellfish, salads, Chinese cuisine, chicken dishes with a creamy sauce. Serving Temperature8° - 12° C

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 6.6 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Ready for your enjoyment till end 2019.

in the vineyard : Grapes were selected from 45 year old vines on our Basse Provence estate in Franschhoek, the vineyard yields only 3.5 tonnes/ha.

about the harvest: 

The Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested by hand at 22.5º Balling and 23.4º Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout.

in the cellar : 

Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at 12.5˚C and lasted 28 days. The wine was left on its primary lees for 6 months and stirred three times a week to enhance flavours and mouth feel.

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