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Painted Wolf the Black Pack, Chenin Blanc 2018

Painted Wolf the Black Pack, Chenin Blanc 2018
Painted Wolf the Black Pack, Chenin Blanc 2018
An elegant wine, with an aroma of fresh peach cobbler, melon, citrus and vanilla. The wine has a creamy finessed texture with a long finish with nice fresh acid keeping it bouncy and vibrant.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.15
rs 2.8
pH 3.39
ta 5.9
Description
Accolades 2019 Tim Atkin - 91 points
2020 Platter - 4 stars, 86 points
Ageing This wine will develop in bottle over the coming 3-4 years, gaining complexity as it develops in bottle.
BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
Cellar The fruit was harvested at around 23 balling, whole bunch pressed and settled before being fermented in barrel with natural wild yeast. We used 500 litre French oak barrels, with around 25% new super tight grain oak and the balance older barrels. Fermentation was very slow.
1900 bottles produced.
FoodSuggest The use of wild yeast and barrel fermentation for this wine has yielded a Chenin is a both sleek and complex, suitable for country cooking with a French flair.
Harvest The fruit was harvested at around 23 balling.
Variety Chenin Blanc
Vineyard These Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested from 20-year-old bush vines in the Perdeberg area of the Swartland. The vines are growing in decomposed shale soils.
Winemaker Jeremy Borg
Style
style Dry
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Black Pack
R160.00
R160.00 per bottle
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