Cederberg, Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2019
The Nieuwoudt Five Generations range showcases the best of the Cederberg.
Delicate aromas of honey, lime zest, roasted nuts and peaches laced with sweet vanilla undertones.
Well-integrated wood and ageing on lees provide a full, rich palate with a smooth lingering finish.
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Grapes are hand harvested early morning at 23.5 balling. A portion of the grapes are whole bunch pressed and the other portion goes through the destemmer and crushed for skin contact. One day of settling and then barrelled in 400L French oak barrels. Natural fermentation takes place over the next 40 – 60 days with strict temperature control during fermentation. Once fermentation is completed the wine is matured for up to 10 months with monthly battônage of the lees. No malolactic fermentation takes place. 33% 1st fill, 33% 2nd fill and 33% 3rd fill barrels of tight grain with medium toast.
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