Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2017

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free delivery in SA when ordering 12 bottles or more

R566 for 6 bottles

R94 per bottle

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 : 13 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Ready for your enjoyment till end 2020

in the vineyard : Grapes were selected from 46-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 22.5˚ and 23.4˚ Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout.

in the cellar : Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at 12.5˚C and lasted 25 days. 10% of the wine was barrel fermented in older oak and left to age for 6 months in an oak Foudre.  The wine was left on its primary lees for six months and stirred three times a week to enhance flavours and mouth-feel

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