Christina Chenin No. 5

A highly aromatic wine with flavours of quince, guava, Granny Smith apples and herbal nuances. The well - rounded palate ends in a crisp, dry finish. Enjoy chilled with lightly spiced dishes, chicken, smoked salmon, creamy pasta dishes, gourmet burgers or white meats.

Enjoy chilled with lightly spiced dishes, Chicken, smoked Salmon, creamy Pasta dishes, gourmet Burgers or white Meats.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussell Retief & Danelle van Rensburg
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 12.40 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

86 points - Wine Enthusiast - July 2012

ageing : 1 year from vintage

Cultivar: 100% Chenin Blanc
Style: Fruit-driven dry white

in the vineyard : Soil: Well drained alluvial sandy soil; /Trellising: 4 Wire Perold systembr /Irrigation: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Hand harvested. Harvested at optimum ripeness.

in the cellar : Grapes are hand - picked, crushed and juice is cold settled. Fermentation temperatures is kept low and post - fermentation lees contact is given to enhance flavour.

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