R66.50

The Hedgehog Organic Chenin Blanc

Medium Bodied Dry White Wine

VARIETY100 % Organic Chenin Blanc

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Johan Dippenaar

WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape

Light-yellow with a green tinge. Typical Chenin blanc aromas of stone fruit, pear and litchi that are well balanced by a full and creamy mouth feel.

Pairs well with creamy pasta dishes, roasted chicken and sushi.

alc: 12,75 % vol rs: 1,83 g/l pH: 3,52
type: White style: Dry ta: 6,44 g/l
body: Full taste: Fruity pack: Bottle
size: 750ml closure: Screw cap wooded
ageing: Drink fresh or within 18 months
Facing: East/West
Soil Types: Deep alluvial loamy soil
Age: 18 Years
Yield per hectare: 29 t/ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigation: Flood
Harvest date: Early March

Machine harvest in the cool hours of the early morning at 21 to 22,5 balling and treated in the vineyard for oxidation with a small amount of SO².

Machine harvested grapes, pressed cleared using flotation. All work was done as reductively as possible. Juice was racked with a little bit of lees to fermentation tank where fermentation took place at around 16°C. Wine was pumped of the thick lees an stored on thin lees.

  • Gilbert and Gaillard - Gold Medal 88/100