Deetlefs Estate Reserve Chenin Blanc

Deetlefs Estate Reserve Chenin Blanc

Deetlefs Estate Chenin Blanc

Deetlefs Estate Chenin Blanc

Kobus Deetlefs Personal Selection

Kobus Deetlefs Personal Selection

Deetlefs Estate Reserve Chenin Blanc

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Deeltefs Estate Reserve Chenin Blanc

100% Chenin Blanc.

6 Bottles in a box or you are welcome to compile your own unique mixed case with your favourite wines.

Free delivery in SA >12 bottles.

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Category White Wine, Enjoy with food
Cultivar Chenin Blanc
Deetlefs Estate Range Deetlefs Estate Reserve Chenin Blanc
Food Pairing

Grilled chicken, smoked chicken salad, brie & goat’s milk cheese.

Awards 92 Points - Tim Atkin 2020

Platinum - SA Wine Index

Tasting Notes

Deep rich yellow colour. Fresh and racy apple acidity on the entry. Good concentration of fruit with nectarine, apricot, apple and melon. Finely structured middle palate with well-balanced acidity that adds length. Hints of creamy oak adds another layer to this Chenin Blanc. Very inviting yet complex nose of juicy nectarine, pear, melon, apple and quince. Hints of oak spice adds a lovely dimension.

Vinification

Grapes were selected from a vineyard block planted in 1993. Clone A1064 on Richter 99. Reductive winemaking techniques were used in the winery to preserve the delicate fruit aromas. 10% first fill, 32% 3rd fill, 32% 4th fill with balance made up with seasoned oak. Only 500 liter barrels were used as it suites the style that we want to express. The maturation period of the wine was for 9 months. 77% French oak and 23% Hungarian oak used for nine months maturation period after which a rigorous barrel selection was done to make the best Chenin Blanc possible.

Vintage 2019
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