Laibach Wooded Chenin Blanc 1998

It is a full flavoured wine with elegance and finesse backed up with a ripe, elegant peachy nose and with well-integrated vinilla flavours. Sugar balances adds to its fullness and complexity. Very approable now with a soft , not overpowering, wood character.


variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc (Steen)
winemaker : Stefan Dorst
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 12.0 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 5.7 g/l  

ageing : Serve within 3 year of the vintage.

in the cellar : This old block of vineyards gives very special berries, they are very small and extremely concentrated with rich fruit flavours. Grape bunches, at optimum ripeness, were carefully hand picked and selected. Fermented in both 100% new French oak barrels. After fermentation was completed the wine was aged in the same barrels for a period of 6 months.

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