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Introduction Chenin Blanc

Miles Mossop Wines, Introduction Chenin Blanc 2016

R105

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Notes

You might have already heard that Miles Mossop will soon be leaving Tokara to focus on his own wines. A recent addition to his award-winning Miles Mossop Wines is the earlier drinking Introduction Red 2014 and Introduction Chenin Blanc 2016. As the Cape Winemakers Guild Chairman, Miles brings considerable skill to these wines which both offer astonishing value as well as a seriousness that belies their price. Simply put, these excellent wines over-deliver in spades. To encourage you to stock up, we’re offering free delivery on 6 bottles or more while stocks last!

The Introduction Chenin Blanc 2016 comes from old Swartland and Stellenbosch vineyards. It is deliciously ripe, yet vibrant, with a fresh and juicy palate that ends bone-dry and savoury.

Tasting notes:
There is a rich golden hue to the wine. The aromas are precise and true to Chenin Blanc. Ripe yellow and white stone fruit notes with underlying aromas of honeysuckle blossom and a hint of creamy lees notes. Flavours on the palate mirror the aromas on the nose. The wine is rich and full yet it finishes dry, crisp and clean with a hint of phenolics, which round the wine off perfectly. Enjoy on its own or paired with poultry and fish dishes.

Production:
The grapes originate from old un-irrigated bushvine vineyards in Stellenbosch and the Swartland regions. The grapes are hand picked at various times and ripeness to express both the fresh stone fruit characters of Chenin blanc as well as the riper yellow fruit notes whilst still retaining acidity and freshness. The fruit was whole-bunch pressed to tank for settling without enzymes overnight. The juice was racked directly to barrel the following day. The fermentation commenced with natural yeasts and took approximately three weeks to complete. The wines spent nine months in used 400L barrels on the gross lees with regular lees stirring. The wine underwent partial malolactic fermentation.

Analysis:
pH: 3.38 TA: 5.3g/l RS: 1.8 g/l Alc: 14.0%
You might have already heard that Miles Mossop will soon be leaving Tokara to focus on his own wines. A recent addition to his award-winning Miles Mossop Wines is the earlier drinking Introduction Red 2014 and Introduction Chenin Blanc 2016. As the Cape Winemakers Guild Chairman, Miles brings considerable skill to these wines which both offer astonishing value as well as a seriousness that belies their price. Simply put, these excellent wines over-deliver in spades. To encourage you to stock up, we’re offering free delivery on 6 bottles or more while stocks last!

The Introduction Chenin Blanc 2016 comes from old Swartland and Stellenbosch vineyards. It is deliciously ripe, yet vibrant, with a fresh and juicy palate that ends bone-dry and savoury.

Tasting notes:
There is a rich golden hue to the wine. The aromas are precise and true to Chenin Blanc. Ripe yellow and white stone fruit notes with underlying aromas of honeysuckle blossom and a hint of creamy lees notes. Flavours on the palate mirror the aromas on the nose. The wine is rich and full yet it finishes dry, crisp and clean with a hint of phenolics, which round the wine off perfectly. Enjoy on its own or paired with poultry and fish dishes.

Production:
The grapes originate from old un-irrigated bushvine vineyards in Stellenbosch and the Swartland regions. The grapes are hand picked at various times and ripeness to express both the fresh stone fruit characters of Chenin blanc as well as the riper yellow fruit notes whilst still retaining acidity and freshness. The fruit was whole-bunch pressed to tank for settling without enzymes overnight. The juice was racked directly to barrel the following day. The fermentation commenced with natural yeasts and took approximately three weeks to complete. The wines spent nine months in used 400L barrels on the gross lees with regular lees stirring. The wine underwent partial malolactic fermentation.

Analysis:
pH: 3.38 TA: 5.3g/l RS: 1.8 g/l Alc: 14.0%
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Country

ZA

Region

Western Cape

Style

White

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