TA
94
GS
96

Variety:
100% Chenin Blanc

Wine of Origin:
Swartland

Vineyard Details:
Grapes for our 2019 QUARTZ Chenin were from a single parcel of sustainably farmed 38 years old vines planted in a quartz kloof on the Kasteelberg. This parcel of Chenin gives the best expression of the quartz terroir on the Kasteelberg – fresh minerality with lovely texture.

Maturation:
11 months in 3rd and 4th fill French oak barrel

Tasting Note:
The 2019 growing season was again very dry and yields were 30% below normal, resulting in wines with incredible texture, depth and concentration. The 2019 QUARTZ  Chenin has a flinty and white melon perfume. The palate is grippy and packed with stone fruit, spice and a suggestion of naartjie and white pears. Ageing potential 10 Ageing potential 10-20 years. This wine will show optimally if decanted when drunk within the first 3 years after bottling.

Technical Details at Bottling:
Alcohol 13% – RS 1.1 g /l – TA 5.1 g/l – pH 3.49

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R565.00 per bottle

Case size: 6 bottles

48 in stock

Description

Variety:
100% Chenin Blanc

Wine of Origin:
Swartland

Vineyard Details:
Grapes for our 2019 QUARTZ Chenin were from a single parcel of sustainably farmed 38 years old vines planted in a quartz kloof on the Kasteelberg. This parcel of Chenin gives the best expression of the quartz terroir on the Kasteelberg – fresh minerality with lovely texture.

Maturation:
11 months in 3rd and 4th fill French oak barrel

Tasting Note:
The 2019 growing season was again very dry and yields were 30% below normal, resulting in wines with incredible texture, depth and concentration. The 2019 QUARTZ  Chenin has a flinty and white melon perfume. The palate is grippy and packed with stone fruit, spice and a suggestion of naartjie and white pears. Ageing potential 10 Ageing potential 10-20 years. This wine will show optimally if decanted when drunk within the first 3 years after bottling.

Technical Details at Bottling:
Alcohol 13% – RS 1.1 g /l – TA 5.1 g/l – pH 3.49

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