Deetlefs Chenin Blanc 2003

Veritas 2004 - Gold
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2004 - Bronze

A soft, green appearance with a bright subtropical bouquet, ripe peach and fresh fruit flavours. A wine with zip and sparkle and good, crisp lime flavours and a long fine finish. It just keeps rolling along.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winery : Deetlefs Estate
winemaker : Kobus Deetlefs
wine of origin : Rawsonville
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.5 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 5.47 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2004 - Gold
Bronze medal at the South African Young Wine Show 2003
Bronze medal at the Worcester Young Wine Show 2003
Bronze medal at the Fairbain Capital Wine Trophy Show 2004.

ageing : Excellent now, but portrays good development potential.

in the vineyard : Rootstock: R99
Clone: 1061A
Plant Date: 1987
Hectares: 16ha
Average ton/ha: 16 t/ha
Trellising System: 4 wire vertical Perold
Irrigation: Drip

about the harvest: Grapes were picked at different stages of ripening in February.

in the cellar : No wood was used during the maturation process and instead, the wine was left on the lees for 90 days after fermentation - without SO2. Various yeast strains were used during the fermentation process.

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