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Painted Wolf Our Pack Chenin Blanc Old Vine 2015

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An elegant wine, with an aroma of peach cobbler, lime and vanilla.

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R852 per Case of 6


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Pack Size1 Bottle 750ml
Blend:100% Chenin Blanc
Winemaker/Cellarmaster:Jeremy Borg

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The wine has a creamy finessed texture with a long finish with just enough acid to keep it fresh and vibrant. 4000 bottles produced.

The Vineyard
These Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested from a single block of 30-year-old vines on Leeuwenkuil Farm in Agter Paarl. The vines are growing in decomposed shale soils. This farm is sited in part in Paarl and in part in the Swartland, and has the same soil as many Swartland vineyards.

The fruit was harvested at around 24 balling, pressed and settled before being fermented in barrel with natural wild yeast. The barrels used are large 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels. Fermentation has been very slow.

Ageing potential
This wine will develop in bottle over the coming 3-4 years, gaining complexity as it develops in bottle

Wine Analysis
Alcohol 13%
Residual Sugar 2.7g/l
Total Acid 5.6g/l
Ph 3.39

Food Suggestions
The use of wild Yeast and barrel fermention for this wine has yielded a Chenin is a both sleek and complex, suitable for country cooking with a French flair.

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