Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2006

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Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 12.5 %vol
pH - 3.45
RS - 2.0 g/l
Total Acid - 6.2 g/l
Appellation - Coastal

Characteristics

Type - White


Accolades

WINE Magazine - Chenin Blanc Challenge 2007: 2.5 Stars

Tasting Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

WINE Magazine - Chenin Blanc Challenge 2007: 2.5 Stars
This light-bodied wine has elegant nuances of green apple and guava. The lower alcohol of this vintage will appeal to many.

Blend Information

100% Chenin Blanc

In The Vineyard

Vines planted: 1982
Soil: Clovelly
Irrigation: None
Trellising: Bushvines
Elevation: 200m
Yield: 5t/ha

About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested at 22° Balling. Harvesting earlier in February captured the grapes fresh and crisp.

In The Cellar

The grapes were hand picked in the morning and sorted. After skin contact the grapes were crushed and only the free-run juice was used. The wine underwent a cold fermentation, was racked, fined, filtered and bottled.
Wood maturation: None
Bottled: June 2006


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Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2014 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2013 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
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Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2011 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2010 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2009 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2008 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2007 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2006 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2005 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2004 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2003 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2002 Lukas Wentzel Chenin Blanc
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Groote Post Chenin Blanc 1999 Francois van Zyl Chenin Blanc

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