Olifantsberg Grenache Blanc 2016

R165.00

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Description

Winemaking

The grapes are whole bunch pressed to ensure elegant extraction. Natural fermentation took place in seasoned French oak barrels & a foudre, adding layers of complexity. The wine was aged for 10 months on the lees contributing to the freshness and richness of the wine.

Tasting note

A unique style of Grenache Blanc with a lot of finesse. Subtle lime blossoms and green herbal notes along with white peach and quince followed through by a richly textured pallet and balanced acidity.

Source of grapes

The vines are grown using the echalas system on shale/granite soils (aged 4-6yrs).

Wine of Origin: Breedekloof | Alcohol: 13.5% | RS: 1.7g/l | Total acid: 5.4g/l | pH: 3.40