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Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2011
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tertius Boshof
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.3
RS : 6.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.7 g/l
Appellation : Bottelary Hills, Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Off Dry


Accolades
2012 Veritas Wine Awards - Silver Medal
Tasting Notes
Pineapple jumps from the bottle. This Chenin Blanc shows whispers of soft vanilla oak notes on the nose and some tropical fruits with an mineral palate of grape fruit and peardrop.
Blend Information
100% Chenin Blanc
Food Suggestions
A great accompaniment to dishes such as smoked chicken salad on a warm summer's day or thinly sliced carpaccio served on a bed of rocket with a lemon olive oil and black pepper dressing.
In The Vineyard
2011 was an extremely dry vintage. We experienced very little rain if any. Sunburn and rot were major problems to deal with. Chenin Blanc however was one of the favourites that stand out from the current vintage.

Vineyards
30 - 40 year old bushvines Bottelary Hills, Stellenbosch
In The Cellar
The grapes were crushed, the juice allowed to settle and 20% were taken to 3rd and 4th fill barrels for fermentation. The other 80% were tank fermented. Both wines were kept on its primary lees for 5 months, blended and then bottled.

Time spent on lees
5 months 20% in older French oak

Other Vintages
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2019 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2018 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2017 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2016 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2015 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2014 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2013 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2012 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2011 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2010 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2009 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2008 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc 2007 Tertius Boshof Chenin Blanc
Stellenrust Chenin Blanc Sparkling Brut Tertius Boshoff Chenin Blanc

Tel: +27.218802283   Fax: +27.218802284   Email: info@stellenrust.co.za  
Off the R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West, On the Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch NU, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa
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