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Pulpit Rock Swartland Stories Chenin Blanc Viognier 2017
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.45
RS : 4.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.73 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.40 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
2017 Veritas Awards - Bronze
Tasting Notes

The wine has tropical aromas, with a flintiness and attractive minerality. Mouthfeel shows good volume and crisp aftertaste.

Blend Information
85% Chenin Blanc, 15% Viognier
Food Suggestions
Most enjoyable with fresh oysters, seafood pasta, roasted chicken and salads. Serving temperature: 12°C
In The Vineyard

Geographical location: Swartland
Vineyard: Trellised

About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes
Yield: 8tons/hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (14° - 16° C) in stainless steel tank. After fermentation the wines was left on the lees for approximately two months to enhance complexity.


Other Vintages
Pulpit Rock Swartland Stories Chenin Blanc Viognier 2017 Dewald Huisamen Chenin Blanc
Pulpit Rock Swartland Stories Chenin Blanc Viognier 2016 Riaan van der Spuy Chenin Blanc

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