Riebeek Chenin Blanc 2003

An intensely fruity, flavoured wine. Well balanced, with a fresh, crisp finish. Serve at any occasion or simply a glass on its own with good friends.


variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.35 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 5.9 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now or within a year.

in the vineyard : No irrigation – “bosstok” and trellised vines.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested early in February at an average of 22,5° Balling.
Production: 5 to 12 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Free run juice and a portion press juice was used, after settling acid adjustment and inoculated with a selected yeast, fermented colder as usual to capture fruit flavours. 2 Tanks were selected blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.

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