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Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018

Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018
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Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018
From 72 year old vines, the aromatics are super complex and spicy with lovely nuances of wet straw, dusty white citrus, honied yellow peaches, fynbos and sweet pineapple confit. There is such focused depth, full bodied plump texture and complexity with fa
Technical Analysis
alc 13.43
rs 4.4
pH 3.41
ta 5.6
Description
Accolades 2019 Veritas Wine Awards - Gold
Ageing Drink now and over the next 25 years.
BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
Cellar

Winemaking is very hands on Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed, settled overnight, natural fermentation in French and Hungarian oak barrels. 1 year in different barrels, 500L, 300L and 225L ranging from new to 2nd fill, and then a barrel selection is made to make up the final blend.

Harvest Hand-picked.
Variety Chenin Blanc
Vineyard

Old bush vine planted by Danie Jnr’s great grandfatherin 1947. The vineyard has been registered as a single vineyard, making it the second oldest Chenin block in the country. Originally 6ha in size, only 1ha of the very low yielding vineyard remains.


Winemaker Danie Steytler jnr
Style
body Full
style Dry
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Kaapzicht
R500.00
R500.00 per bottle
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