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Jordan Wines Stellenbosch

Chameleon RangeChameleon Chenin Blanc 2021

Chameleon Chenin Blanc 2021

Chrysanthemoides monilifera is a fast-growing shrub with bright yellow daisies in autumn and winter followed by edible berries. They love well-drained soils on hills and mountains, rich in fynbos. This indigenous plant is very popular with birds and bees which makes it a great home for the Cape Dwarf Chameleon.

BLEND: 100% Chenin Blanc

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 13.5%
Total Acid: 5.8g/l
pH: 3.30
Residual Sugar: 2.0g/l

APPELLATION: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch.

SOIL: Decomposed granite and loam.

ASPECT: Cool south- and east-facing vineyards, 220m above sea level.

AGE OF VINES: 24-39 years

TASTING NOTES

A fresh and fruity Chenin Blanc, harvested from our oldest block of Chenin Blanc, on the estate. Rich tropical pear flavours, hints of quince and green pineapple, and a zesty citrus finish.

HARVESTING

The grapes were harvested between 26th February and 8th March 2021 at an average of 21.7° B.

WINEMAKING & MATURATION

The wine was tank-fermented using predominantly Vin7 and Vin13 yeast to accentuate the fruit and flavours typical of these varieties. Selected tanks received extended lees contact to add richness to the blend.

 

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