L Avenir Chenin Blanc 1999

Pears, spice and hay on the nose. Tropical fruit on the palate, mango in particular. Perfectly balanced for further maturation.


variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Francois Naude
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.51 % vol  rs : 7.8 g/l  pH : 3.67  ta : 6.9 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 2 to 3 years

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Sandy on clay-loam base
Irrigation: Dry Land
Age of Vines: 26 years

about the harvest: Yield: 5.3 tonnes/ha
These grapes were harvested at 24.6º Balling on 17 February 1999.

in the cellar : A long and cool ripening period resulted in full ripe berries with a big concentration of flavours. Made in an off-dry style to counter balance natural acidity.

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