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MOOIPLAAS - Chenin Blanc - Stellenbosch, South Africa

MOOIPLAAS - Stellenbosch, SOUTH AFRICA - 2015

Wine shows typical beeswax and dried peach on the nose, with good weight and balance on the palate. The wonderful mouthfeel that typifies ripe Chenin has already started to develop, but will increase in the next 12 months.

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VINEYARD

The soil type, slope and variety. The vines are trained using a low VSP system, with pressurized irrigation.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

Lovely straw colour, nose shows melange of citrus/ripe /lemon/honey/pawpaw flavours, good weight and balance on the palate, some minerality. The wonderful mouthfeel that typifies ripe Chenin has already started to develop, will increase in the next 12-24 months.

Total Production:

250000

Winemarkers:

Louis Roos

Producer:

Mooiplaas Wine Estate

Variant:

750 mL

Average Age of Vines:

43 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

150-350 m

Density:

3300 vines/ha

Production:

10,000

Sustainably Farmed:

Yes

Harvest Method:

Hand

Sorting:

Hand sorting

Fermentation and Maceration:

MLF is a secondary bacterial fermentation that occurs naturally in wine. The bacteria ferments malic acid to lactic acid in this process. All red wine from Mooiplaas Wines undergo MLF naturally.

Aging:

Bottled

Alcohol:

13.50%

Vintage:

2015

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

Grape Varietal:

Chenin Blanc

SKU:

SA10