Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018
|Accolades||2019 Veritas Wine Awards - Gold|
|Ageing||Drink now and over the next 25 years.|
|BlendPercent||100% Chenin Blanc|
Winemaking is very hands on Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed, settled overnight, natural fermentation in French and Hungarian oak barrels. 1 year in different barrels, 500L, 300L and 225L ranging from new to 2nd fill, and then a barrel selection is made to make up the final blend.
Old bush vine planted by Danie Jnr’s great grandfatherin 1947. The vineyard has been registered as a single vineyard, making it the second oldest Chenin block in the country. Originally 6ha in size, only 1ha of the very low yielding vineyard remains.
|Winemaker||Danie Steytler jnr|
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