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Pulpit Rock Reserve Chenin Blanc 2016
Technical Analysis
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.35
RS : 2.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.76 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.41 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Type : White

2017 Veritas Awards - Bronze
Tasting Notes

Elegant aromas of melon, pineapple and citrus with a hint of honey. Richly textured with fresh fruit flavours of gooseberry and peach.

Blend Information
100% Chenin Blanc
Food Suggestions
Delicious served with creamy cheeses and full flavoured spicy dishes. Serving temp: 13° C
About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yeald: 6 tons/ hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (12° - 14° C). After fermentation the wine was left in new French oak barrels for six months. The lees was regularly stirred to enhance the complexity and body of the wine.

Other Vintages
Pulpit Rock Reserve Chenin Blanc 2016 Dewald Huisamen Chenin Blanc
Pulpit Rock Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 Riaan van der Spuy Chenin Blanc

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