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Kaapzicht - Chenin Blanc Kliprug, 2022

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Grape Varieties:

100% Chenin Blanc

Wine Description:

Planted in 1982 these old bush vines now never yields more than 4 tons per Hectare. Unirrigated and planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil it’s called “Kliprug” because of all the numerous rocks on the ground.

Method and Maturation:

Grapes harvested from registered heritage vineyard planted in 1982.

Handpicked crushed and destemmed (with skin-contact in press).

Natural sedimentation overnight after pressing (light and gentle pressing with maximum pressure of 0.8 kPA).

After settling, the wine is racked to 400L and 500L barrels for spontaneous fermentation. Fermentation can last between 2 – 4 weeks. The wine is aged in barrel for 10 months prior to bottling.

Wine Tasting Notes:

Rich, deep, complex nose of bruised yellow fruits, white peach, creamy and plush, showing honeyed pineapples, leesy yellow fruits.

Plenty of gravitas, fruit weight, focus and textural complexity.

Alcohol 13.24%
Residual sugar 2.9g/L
Acidity 5.6g/L
Ph Level 3.29
Region Stellenbosch
Producer Kaapzicht

 

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