ZA-MKS-01-18

Chenin Blanc ‘Swartland’, Kloof Street

The Kloof Street Chenin Blanc comes from three sustainably farmed vineyard parcels in different parts of the Swartland: One parcel of 35 year old Chenin planted in the stony Shale and Schist based soils of Kasteelberg, and two parcels of 40+ year-old dry land, bush vine Chenin grown in the decomposed Granite soils of the Paardeberg. After pressing, the juice is racked to tank (85%) and older French oak barrels (15%) for fermentation. Fermentation is with indigenous yeasts and lasts up to 6 weeks. The barrels are racked and blended with the tank fermented portion and then bottled. ABV 13%, pH 3.66. 2,895 cases produced.

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Swartland
Variety:
Chenin Blanc
Color:
White