Great Heart

Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc, Great Heart
  • 100% Chenin Blanc
  • Sourced from two sustainably farmed vineyard parcels of dry land, bush vine Chenin grown in the decomposed Granite soils of the Paardeberg mountain in the Swartland
  • Vines up to 40 years old
  • Pressed whole-bunch, and the juice allowed to settle overnight
  • Minimal SO2 was added
  • Racked to tank (85%) and older French oak barrels (15%) for fermentation, with indigenous yeasts and lasted up to 6 weeks
  • Racked and blended with the tank fermented portion and then bottled after a further 3 months maturation
 

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2020
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Stellenbosch
Appellation:
Swartland
Variety:
Chenin Blanc
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-GRE-02-20 12/750ml

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Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
89
Date
2022-06-09