The Wine: An elegant wine, with an aroma of peach cobbler, lime and vanilla. The wine has a creamy finessed texture with a long finish with just enough acid to keep it fresh and vibrant. 4000 bottles produced.
Food Pairing:The use of wild Yeast and barrel fermention for this wine has yielded a Chenin is a both sleek and complex, suitable for country cooking with a French flair.
Producer: Pianted wolf wines
Winemaker : Jeremy Borg
Wine Region: Paarl
At a Glance: ABV: 13 % vol RS : 2.7 g/l PH : 3.39 TA : 5.6 g/l
TYPE : White CLOSURE : Cork
Top 100 – National wine Challenge/Top 100 wines 2017
Silver – International wine Challenge 2017
4 stars – Platter
Ageing: This wine will develop in bottle over the coming 3-4 years, gaining complexity as it develops in bottle.
In the Vineyard:These Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested from a single block of 30-year-old vines on Leeuwenkuil Farm in Agter Paarl. The vines are growing in decomposed shale soils. This farm is located partly in Paarl and partly in Swartland, and has the same soil as many Swartland vineyards.
In the cellar: The fruit was harvested at around 24 balling, pressed and settled before being fermented in barrel with natural wild yeast. The barrels used are large 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels. Fermentation was very slo