Piekenierskloof White Heirloom Blend

R150.00

Complex with layers of tropical fruit, stone fruit, peach and white pears on the palate with notes.

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Description

In The Vineyard
Grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Piekenierskloof region.Vineyards are planted in ( Chenin Blanc 1962), which makes the vines 53 years old.Grenach Blanc 1994 and Chardonnay in 1998. These vineyards are all bush vines and grow on sandy, loam soils. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and managed to yield below 5 tons per hectare.

Harvest Date
Middle to end February.

Winemaking
Grapes were handpicked very early in the morning allowing the fruit to retain their natural flavor. Only the free run juice was used, allowed to settle and inoculated with selected yeast strain, fermenting in new and second full 500L French and American oak barrels for 4 months.

Tasting Note
Complex with layers of tropical fruit, stone fruit, peach and white pears on the palate with notes

Additional information

Production Area

Piekenierskloof

Cultivar

65% Chenin , 20% Grenache Blanc, 15% Chardonnay

Alcohol

13 vol %

pH

3.26

Total Acid

6.48 g/l

Residual Sugar

2.75 g/l

Food Pairing

This wine would be outstanding with seafood paella, sushi, fish curry, mussel soup, grilled scallops, chicken and poached apples with yogurt dressing or just as enjoyable on its own.

Serving Temperature

10 – 12 0 C

Cellar

3 – 4 years

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