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2020 Five's Reserve Chenin Blanc Robertson

South Africa, Western Cape Province
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape Province
Appellation Robertson
Winery Five's Reserve
Vintage 2020
Color White
Varietal(s) 100% Chenin Blanc
¥1,298  (incl. tax)
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape Province
Appellation Robertson
Winery Five's Reserve
Vintage 2020
Color White
Varietal(s) 100% Chenin Blanc
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Data
Closure Screw Cap
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 12.3%
Product Code VLF1CB--20
UPC 6002269000696
Inventory In Stock
Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

CELLARMASTER’S NOTES: Typical varietal guava and tropical fruit on the nose with rich fruit filled, crisp palate and lingering finish.
STYLE: Fruit-driven dry white

Pairing

Enjoy with Cape Malay curry, grilled fish, glazed gammon and Vindaloo curries.

Production

Viticulture

TONS PER HECTARE: 12 - 15 t/ha
AGE OF VINE: 15 - 20 Years old
SOILS: Well drained alluvial sandy soil; Karoo
TRELLISING: 4 Wire Perold system
IRRIGATION: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers
HARVESTING: Hand harvested. Harvested at optimum ripeness
VINIFICATION: Grapes are harvested, crushed and the juice is settled at cool temperatures. The wine undergoes cold fermentation and the lees are kept in contact with the wines for a short period post fermentation to enhance the fruit and body of our Chenin Blanc.

Vinification

R/S: 1.5g/l T/A: 5.5g/l pH: 3.45

MATURATION POTENTIAL: 1 year from vintage