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Dornier Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc 2020

Dornier Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc 2020

R295,00

This Chenin Blanc has a bright, pale straw colour with a delicate scent of wildflowers and fruit especially Cape Honeysuckle, white peaches and pineapples with a delicate underlying minerality. The palate fully matches the nose with a creamy sensation and a texture that combines elegance and intensity and concentrated fruit flavours.

Specifications

SKU: DOR-002
Alcohol Volume: 13.5%
Sugar G/L: 4.2
Winery: Dornier
Type of wine: White Wine
Cultivar: Chenin Blanc
Food Pairing: Poultry, Seafood

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In the cellar

The wine was made with minimum interference to reflect the true character of the Moordenaarskloof vineyard.The bunches are gently pressed to ensure cold natural clarification of the juice. The juice was fermented in upright fermenters with the aid of selected yeast strains. Temperature was maintained at 25-28°C. A combination of pump-overs and rack-and-returns were used during fermentation. The wine spent an average of 18 days on the skins. Matured for 14 months in 300L French oak barrels, of which 45% were new. The wine was then left on the lees until bottling as is evident in the creamy texture on the palate.

In the vineyard

The grapes for this smooth Chenin Blanc is handpicked from the Moordenaarskloof vineyard.

Ageing

This wine has some ageing potential and can be aged until 2024, provided that it is kept in the proper and appropriate conditions.

Cultivar

Chenin Blanc

Food Pairing

This wine pairs well with any seafood or cold white meat.

About the Wine Estate

Dornier Wine Estate is situated at the foot of Stellenbosch Mountain in the famous wine sub-region, the Golden Triangle. The focus at Dornier lies on the production of premium quality red and white wines that are expressive of the unique terroir of the area. Ancient decomposed granite soils found on cool, south facing slopes lead to the production of elegant wines of complex structure. Dornier’s iconic cellar has a 500-ton production capacity and is complemented by a state-of-the-art wine tasting facility.

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