Chenin Blanc | verschillende wijngaarden rondom de Joostenberg farm | stokken zijn tussen de 10 en 40 jaar oud | sinds 2005 organic | vergist op staaltank | rijping op staal en 5-10% eikenhout vaten | fijne zuren | ananas | rijp | licht romig | honing | zuiver | droge wijn met rijke mondgevoel
Fruit forward and fresh. Typical Chenin Blanc aromas and flavours of baked apple and tropical fruits. There is a chalky character that seems to be typical from these vineyards in most vintages. A dry white wine for any occasion, with or without food.
Vineyard: Dry-farmed, low yielding vineyards. Age of vines: 29 to 39 years old. Area: Situated in the south western edge of the Paarl region. Climate: Mediterranean - i.e. cold, wet winters and dry summers.. Soils: combination of decomposed granite and Malmesbury shale.
Vinification: 100% hand-picked. Combination of de-stemming and whole-bunch pressing. Natural fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 16 to 18 degrees Celsius. Bottling took place after 5 months maturation on the lees.