South African Wine
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
  • McGregor Winery
McGregor Winery
McGregor Colombard

McGregor Chenin Blanc

McGregor Chenin Blanc

Price per bottle: R36.00


VINTAGE:
2016
APPELLATION: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
VINEYARD DETAIL: Four wires extended trellised vines grafted on predominantly Richer 110.  Planted on deep red and yellow Karoo-soil.  Vines are on average about 10 years old and well balanced on growth and yield.  Controlled irrigation was given.
HARVEST INFORMATION:
Date:

Late February

Sugar:

21.5 °B

Type:

Machine & Hand

pH:

3.34

Yield: 18 Tons / Ha ;    T.A:

6.7 g/l

VINIFICATION: Harvested in the morning to keep temperature lower.  After destemming and crushing, it’s cooled down to 15°C.  Only free-run juice is used and left to settle overnight for clarification.  Racking the clear juice to a fermentation tank where it’s inoculated with selected yeast.  Cold fermentation to capture flavours and freshness.  After fermentation great care is taken to preserve flavours and freshness before bottling.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alc.: 11.74 %VOL Total Extract: 22.70 g/l
R.S.: 1.7 g/l Free SO2: 43 mg/l
T.A.: 6.6 g/l Total SO2: 120 mg/l
pH: 3.61 V.A.: 0.4 g/l
WINEMAKER’S COMMENT: The freshness and youth is reflected in the greenish tint of the wine.  Lively prominent fruity guava and green herb flavours with a hint of lime welcome you.  The flavour on the palate is well in balance with the aroma and is crisp, clean and lingering on the aftertaste.
SERVED: Serve between 8 – 11°C.  Enjoy while young with smoked fish, spare rib, barbecued chicken, mussels in garlic butter or on its own.









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