Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2021

R96000

All Mischa Estate Wines sold in the Mischa Estate Online Cellar are sold in full cases of 6.

R160 per bottle

The Mischa Estate Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2021 was made from a certified heritage vineyard, planted in 1977 on Kliprug, a farm close to Mischa. Being an old vineyard, the yield is low but the quality is much higher than a young vineyard. The wine was made in a unwooded style to express as much natural fruit flavours as possible and to let the vineyard and fruit do the talking rather than the wood.

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OLD VINE CHENIN BLANC 2021 ANALYSIS

The Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2021 is part of Mischa’s Heritage Collection, is a single vineyard wine from a vineyard planted in 1977 on Kliprug, a farm close to Mischa.

Alcohol: 13.89 %vol.
Residual Sugar: 2.6 g/l.
Total Acidity: 5.2 g/l.
pH: 3.46.
VA: 0.56 g/l.

OLD VINE CHENIN BLANC 2021 QUICK NOTES

APPEARANCE: Bright and golden with a hint of lime in the rim.

NOSE: Stone fruit aromas followed by subtle citrus notes and cheerful tropical tones.

PALATE: Vibrant stone fruit and citrus flavours with a dramatic peach and pineapple finish.

PAIRING: Drinks well on its own, but pairs well with light meat like chicken and fish, as well as cheese platters.

AGEING: Drink now or age for 2 to 3 years.

VITICULTURAL ANALYSIS

Chenin Blanc is the most widely planted wine grape in South Africa. Its versatility is obvious as it is used to make everything from fresh sparkling wines to brandy to well balanced desert wines.

This Old Vine Chenin Blanc was made from a certified heritage vineyard, planted in 1977, from Kliprug, a farm very close to Mischa. Being an old vineyard, the yield is a lot lower but produces more complex and high quality grapes.

MORE INFO

Yields per Hectare: 4 Tons per hectare
Cases produced: 170 cases of 6
Appellation: Wine of Origin Voor Paardeberg
Filtration and fining: Minimum fining, with a light single pass filtration
Varietal composition: 100% Chenin Blanc
Wood treatment: Unwooded

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