MERWIDA Chenin Blanc 2017

Chenin Blanc 2017

Easy drinking, fresh, crisp wine with hints of green apple on the nose and passion fruit on the palate.

 

VARIETAL 100 % Chenin Blanc
   
ORIGIN Western Cape
   
SOIL TYPES Glenrosa & Sandstone
   
CLIMATE Moderate Mediterranean
   
AGE OF VINES 15 years
   
VINEYARD AREA 20 ha
   
YIELD PER HECTARE 14 Ton
   
TRELLISED Extended 6 wire Perold
   
IRRIGATION Supplementary
   
CLONE SN 1064
   
HARVEST DATES 19 March
   
DEGREE BALLING AT HARVEST Early morning hand harvested at 24.5°B
   
VINIFICATION Fermentation for 3 weeks in stainless steel tanks at 12°C
   
MATURATION N/A
   
AGING 1 – 2 years
   
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS  
Density 0.9878
Alcohol 13.72%
pH 3.44
Residual Sugar 1.7
Volatile Acidity 0.59
Total Acidity 5.2
FSO2 43
TSO2 112
   

 

SERVING SUGGESTION

Enjoy with fish, seafood or poultry