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Tierhoek Straw Wine NV
(Half Bottle)

Straw Wine NV

About the Wine

The wine consists of 100% Chenin Blanc. The Chenin vines are all rooted on weathered sandstone and all farming methods are organic. The grapes are picked at normal ripeness then left to dry for 2-3 weeks on nets. The dried bunches are then pressed and racked into old French oak barrels where they can ferment for up to 6 months. The result is an unctuous wine of immense concentrated flavours of dried apricots and honey, lusciously sweet and long. This wine will age for decades.

Best Enjoyed Chilled (12-14℃)

For a better understanding of the vineyard itself, click on to our Travelogue

Wine Analysis

Wine of Origin : Western Cape, South Africa
Cultivars: Chenin Blanc 100%
Total Acid: 7.5 g/l
Residual Sugar: 256.8 g/l
Alcohol: 11.5 %
Wood Aging: 6 months
Volume: 375 ml

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