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Windmeul Chenin Blanc Reserve 2022
Windmeul Chenin Blanc Reserve 2022

Windmeul Chenin Blanc Reserve 2022


About the Wine

The Chenin Blanc is a wooded, dry wine that shows a complex nose of lightly toasted vanilla oak and ripe fruit flavours of yellow apple and gooseberries. Stone fruit is more present on the pallet with a good balance of peach and apricot flavours. This medium to full-bodied wine shows a great balance of oak and fruit and leaves you with a well-rounded lingering aftertaste.


Chenin Blanc Reserve 2022 - Michelangelo Double Gold 2022
Chenin Blanc Reserve 2019 - Tim Atkin 90 Points

Winemaker's Notes

The Back of Paarl is a well-known area for the production of top quality Chenin Blanc. The warm summers and cool afternoon breezes are ideal for Chenin Blanc.

The Windmeul Chenin Blanc Reserve comes from a low-yielding bush vine block that was planted in 1974(45 Years old). The soil is deep decomposed Malmesbury shale that has good water-retention properties and provides a good buffer against the hot summers.

The first half of the wines fermentation takes place in a stainless-steel tank and from there the wine is transferred to 500L French oak barrels to finish the fermentation. The Chenin Blanc matures for 12 months in barrel before bottling.

Wine Analysis

Wine of Origin: Western Cape, South Africa
Cultivars: Chenin Blanc 100%
Total Acid: 6.2 g/l
Residual Sugar: 3.7 g/l
Alcohol: 14%
Wood Aging: 12 months