Chenin Blanc

Complex and full-bodied with a creamy texture and an explosion of green apple on the palate.

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Tasting notes

Tasting note: Clear and brilliant with hints of green. Bouquet: An abundance of tropical fruit and green apple aromas. Complex and full-bodied with a creamy texture and an explosion of green apple on the palate.

Food suggestion: Rich cheeses, full-flavoured and creamy and saucy food. Particularly compliments chicken, duck, sushi and line fish.

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In The Vineyard

The grapes were sourced from trellised vineyards in the Darling region. The dryland, unirrigated vineyards grow on northern-facing slopes in deep rich soils and produced a yield of around 8 tons per hectare.

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The Harvest

The grapes were harvested by hand at 24° Balling at the end of February.

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In The Cellar

The fruit received no skin contact in the cellar and was fermented in stainless steel tanks at 13° to 15°C. After fermentation the wine was left on the fine lees for three months to enhance texture and flavour. This wine received no wood treatment.

Quality & Craft

Top South Africa Wines

Additional information

VARIETAL

100% Chenin Blanc

Wine Of Origin

Western Cape

Appellation

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Chenin Blanc

VINTAGE

2017

Profile

Dry

ALCOHOL

12,5%

VOLUME

750 ml

pH

3.4

TA

5.1

Rs

1.2

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