Piekenierskloof Chenin Blanc 2021

R105,00

Yellow peach, pear and apricot on the nose with juicy tropical summer melon on the palate, complemented by soft notes of lime. The palate is concentrated with with hints of mango on the finish.

Piekenierskloof Chenin Blanc 2021

R105,00

Yellow peach, pear and apricot on the nose with juicy tropical summer melon on the palate, complemented by soft notes of lime. The palate is concentrated with with hints of mango on the finish.

Description

In The Vineyard
Grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Piekenierskloof region. They are bush vine vineyards and grow on sandy loam soils. The vines are farmedmeticulously and the yield between 5 and 8 ton per hectare.

Harvest Date
Middle to end of February.

Winemaking
Grapes were handpicked very early in the morning allowing the fruit to retain their natural flavor. Only the free run juice was used, allowed to settle and inoculated with selected yeast strain, fermenting under controlled conditions at 14°C

Tasting Note
Yellow peach, pear and apricot on the nose with juicy tropical summer melon on the palate, complemented by soft notes of lime. The palate is concentrated with with hints of mango on the finish.

Additional information

Production area

Piekenierskloof

Cultivar

100% Chenin Blanc

Alcohol

13.76 vol %

Ph

3.24

Total acid

5.9 g/l

Residual sugar

2.8 g/l

Food Pairing

Exceptional with shellfish, vegetarian dishes containing aubergine, leeks and peppers, salads with a light vinaigrette or tangy mayonnaise, oysters, asparagus with hollandaise and goat’s milk cheese.

Serving temperature

10 – 12 0 C

Cellar

2 – 3 years

Tasting Note

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