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Kleine Rust Cellar Selection Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tertius Boshoff
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 12.8 %vol
pH : 3.32
RS : 5.3 g/l
Total Acid : 6.5 g/l
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Off Dry
Taste : Fruity


Tasting Notes
The focus of this wine is to produce an easy drinking quaffer offering exceptional fruit from low yielding bushvine.

The nose expresses strong guava and some peardrop notes. The palate shows luscious ripe tropical fruit and some green grass on the nose carried through onto the palate with a lingering aftertaste of grapefruit and a zesty acidity.
Blend Information
80% Chenin Blanc, 20% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Suggestions
A great accompaniment to spicy chicken dishes or fresh Ceaser salads.
In The Vineyard
The grapes used for this wine are harvested from 5 – 15 year old bushvines planted high up in the Bottelary Hills. The soil types vary between the blocks of vines from red clay stone to very sandy soils. Grapes in sandy soils ripen a bit faster due to higher temperatures in the vineyards – therefore we blend in some Sauvignon blanc to bring a line of fresh acidity to the wine.

This creates an array of different flavours within the same block of vineyards adding depth and terroir characteristics.
About The Harvest
Grapes are picked at optimum ripeness around 22° Balling.
In The Cellar
The juice was allowed some skin contact with the grapes. The juice always partially go through a native yeast fermentation, before it is inoculated with a special brew of different commercial yeasts.

It is fermented cold in stainless steel tanks over a period of 2 to 3 weeks at temperatures varying between 11 – 15 C and left on its primary fermentation lees for at least 3 months before refinement and bottling.

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Kleine Rust Cellar Selection Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Tertius Boshoff Chenin Blanc

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Off the R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West, On the Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch NU, Stellenbosch, 7600, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa
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