Diemersfontein Chenin Blanc 2018

Diemersfontein Chenin Blanc 2018

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Description

This unwooded Chenin Blanc boasts with a bouquet of fresh guava, white pear and passion fruit. These tropical nuances follow through to the palate, finishing with a well-balanced acidity and a lasting finish.

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VINTAGE: 2018


CULTIVAR: 100% Chenin Blanc


WINE OF ORIGIN: Wellington


HARVEST DATE: February 2018


YIELD: 6 ton/ha


VINIFICATION
Grapes were picked at two different ripeness levels, de-stemmed, crushed and given 2 hours soaking in the press. After pressing, the juice settled in tank for 3 days and was inoculated with yeast. Low fermentation temperatures of 13 degrees were maintained for the 3 week fermentation period. The wine was racked and prepared for bottling.

TASTING NOTES
This unwooded Chenin Blanc boasts with a bouquet of fresh guava, white pear and passion fruit. These tropical nuances follow through to the palate, finishing with a well-balanced acidity and a lasting finish.

FOOD PAIRING
Enjoy during a long lazy lunch by the ocean with every seafood imaginable. Chenin Blanc can handle an element of fruit and would be the perfect partner with a light Chicken salad with added apple or pear.

ANALYSIS
ALC:13.5% | TA:5.7g/l | pH:3.48 | RS:1.7g/l


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