Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2011

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Jnr
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 13.38 %vol
pH - 3.38
RS - 3.0 g/l
Total Acid - 6.9 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Tasting Notes

Light golden straw with appetizing stone fruit and honey comb flavours lifted with delicate floral tones; bright and fresh but nicely focussed with a rounded texture and good balance.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

2 - 4 years

Blend Information

100% Chenin Blanc

Food Suggestions

Enjoy as an easy-drinking aperitif or delicious paired with Thai spiced duck salad.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 7 tons per hectare.

About The Harvest

Yield of 7 tons/ha.

In The Cellar

Made reductively. Grapes were harvested during early morning hours in cool temperatures and were given ±8 - 10 hours skin contact. Enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 7 Yeast was used. Wine lay on the lees for 3 months before being racked, cleaned and bottled.


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Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2010 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
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