Five's Reserve Chenin Blanc 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Percentage Grape: 100% Chenin Blanc.<br/><br/>Soil: Well drained alluvial sandy soil; Karoo.<br/><br/>Growing Climate: 11 to 16 year old vines on 4-wire Perold trellising system. Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Hand harvested at optimum ripeness.<br/><br/>Vinification Method: Style: Fruity unwooded wine. Vinification: Cold fermentation with residual sugar, unwooded. Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification, allowing the cultivar to express its individual characteristics and the soil of its origin. R/S: 2.18 g/l.<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 13.4 %<br/><br/>PH: 3.72<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l<br/><br/>Total Acidity: 6.35 g/l<br/><br/>Cork Material: Screwcap

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Color: White
Varietal: Chenin Blanc
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RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Percentage Grape: 100% Chenin Blanc.<br/><br/>Soil: Well drained alluvial sandy soil; Karoo.<br/><br/>Growing Climate: 11 to 16 year old vines on 4-wire Perold trellising system. Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Hand harvested at optimum ripeness.<br/><br/>Vinification Method: Style: Fruity unwooded wine. Vinification: Cold fermentation with residual sugar, unwooded. Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification, allowing the cultivar to express its individual characteristics and the soil of its origin. R/S: 2.18 g/l.<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 13.4 %<br/><br/>PH: 3.72<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l<br/><br/>Total Acidity: 6.35 g/l<br/><br/>Cork Material: Screwcap

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