Chenin Blanc

Hutton Ridge

Chenin Blanc

Cultivar: Chenin Blanc

Wine of Origin: Swartland

Wine Maker: Eric Saayman

Viticulturist: Tharien Hansen

Vineyard: No irrigation – “bosstok” and supplementary irrigated trellised vines

Production: 8-15 tons per hectar

Harvest detail: Early in February at 23 Balling


Cellar Treatment:

Only free run juice was used. After settling and acid adjustment, it was inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation was colder than usual to capture upfront fruit flavours. Two specially selected tanks were blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.


Tasting notes:

As the unofficial drink of the Riebeek Valley, this Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike. Packed with upfront tropical fruit, the nose charms with an abundance of guava and gooseberries. These fruit flavours follow through on the pallet, balanced by a crisp
acidity to ensure a fresh and fruity style of wine.


Serve: At any occasion or simply enjoy a glass on its own with friends.

Ageing: Drink now or within a year.


Alcohol: 13%

Residual Sugar: 3g/l

Total Acidity: 6.2g/l

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