This is Merwida’s first ultra-premium wine and is 100% of the Fairtrade-accredited grapes sourced from the farm’s vines. The 15 year old vines grow in Glenrosa and Sandstone soil and were harvested in March 2016. It had 12 hours skin contact with natural settling and then fermented in stainless steel until 18 Balling and then transferred into 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak barrels and aged for 9 months on lees.
Richness from baked apple and lemon brûlée flavours in a perfect harmony with a natural zesty freshness that lingers supported by oak notes.
Ensure it is chilled between 7 – 13°C. Family Vintners Chenin Blanc goes with fish, shellfish, chicken, pork, and veal with citric and other acidic sauces.
Chenin Blanc represents 18% of all South Africa’s vineyards and the Breedekloof Wine Valley has 16% of all Chenin Blanc plantings.