False Bay Chenin Blanc 2013 13% 75cl

False Bay Chenin Blanc 2013 13% 75cl

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Key Info

Type White
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape
Vintage 2013
Grape Chenin Blanc
Style White - Crisp,dry
Strength 13%
£6.99

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Available for delivery within the UK by Tuesday if ordered within the next 66 hr 50 min with Express Delivery selected at checkout.

Description

A rich swirl of Chenin characters with gentle ripe apple aromas, honeyed aromatics and delicious greengage and citrus lemon acidity on the long finish. The terrifically generous mouthfeel comes from the long, slow wild yeast fermentation.

Picking early in the morning, we de-stemmed the grapes before going into a separator. Free run juice was separated from the skins immediately and allowed to settle at 12 degrees Celcius for 24 hours. No enzymes were used to aid the settling & the press juice was discarded. No cultured yeasts were used and took 8 weeks to complete the fermentation. The wine was left on the secondary lees for another 5 months before bottling. A small portion of the wine was fermented & matured in new 600l French barrels.

A versatile wine equally well suited to partner lobster and other seafood, risotto or herb roast chicken..

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