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The Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc

Made in a rich and ripe wooded style, this Chenin Blanc was fermented and matured; in French oak barrels. Together with the age-old traditions of Dry Land viticulture, it resulted in a very aromatic and richly textured wine; with characteristics typical to Chenin Blanc grown under these conditions.

Citrus, pear, peach and pineapple notes are only some of the aromas evident in the aromatics of this wine. The palate boasts hints of citrus, litchi and vanilla, while the finish is crisp with a well-defined acidity.

Enjoy now or Cellar for up to 5 years.

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Country: South Africa
ABV: 11.5% vol
Suggested Food Pairings: Seafood casserole, chicken curry or fragrant cheese.

Product Description

The Dry Land Collection Wines are made from grapes of Dryland Vineyards, which showcase the uniqueness of the wines grown in this testing terroir. The wine is made in a new world style, complex with ample fruit and structure. The grapes are harvested, from two vineyards 26 and 32 years old in the Perdeberg area. The soils, are mainly decomposed granite and glenrosa. The vines are in natural balance, giving a low yield of 7 tons per hectare; to enhance fruit complexity.