A true expression of block 19 planted on the bank of the Krommerivier.This premium clone SN 24 is known for producing the highest quality ofwines with distinct aromas of tropical fruits and in this case characters ofquince, apricots, and pears. The palate is rich and savory which elegantlycarries the fruit to a long and beautifully balanced finish with bright acidityas backbone.
Premium Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness late in theseason after a long and slow ripening period. The grapes went through asorting action before crushing and were pressed into a stainless steel tank forrough lees settling over 48 hours. The clean juice was racked off andpartially fermented in old French barrels and stainless steel for two weeks,and spent three months on the lees after which it was racked and settled forbottling in June 2023.
Salt and pepper pan-fried squid, goat's cheese, or roasted pork belly.
Varietal: 100% Chenin Blanc
ALC: 13.41% | pH: 3.56 | RS: 1.3 g/l | TA: 5.8 g/l
Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2022
NWC Double Gold
Tim Atkin 90 points