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Bush Vine Chenin Blanc, Forge Mill

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Technical Analysis
Alcohol
12.5
Residual sugar
2.4
Acidity
5.3
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Forge Mill's Bush Vine Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike.
Tasting note

Intense tropical fruit flavours balanced by a crisp fresh finish.

Origin
South Africa
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Malolactic Fermentation
No
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Yes
Winemaker
Jacques Theron
Closure
Screw top
Region
Western Cape
Vegan
Yes

Vinification details

To ensure an array of layered fruit flavours and capture freshness, only free run juice is used and fermentation at a colder temperature than usual. Blended from selected tanks, the wine remains on fine lees until shipment for bottling to ensure crisp freshness.

 

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
12.5
Residual sugar
2.6
pH
3.15
Acidity
5.3
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Forge Mill's Bush Vine Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike.
Tasting note

As the unofficial drink of the Riebeek Valley, Chenin Blanc is the perfect every day wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike. Packed with upfront tropical fruit, the nose charms with an abundance of guava and gooseberries. The pallets follows through with fruit flavours, balanced by a crisp acid to ensure a fresh and fruity style of wine.

Origin
South Africa
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Malolactic Fermentation
No
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
No
Winemaker
Jacques Theron
Fining Agent
Gelatine
Closure
Screw top
Region
Western Cape/Swartland
Vegan
No

Vinification details

Only free run juice was used. After settling and acid adjustment, it was inoculated with selected yeast. Cold Fermentation was used to capture upfront fruit flavours. Blended from selected tanks the wine remains on fine lees until shipment for bottling to ensure fruit freshness.

 

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
12.9
Residual sugar
2.9
pH
3.25
Acidity
6.4
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Forge Mill's Bush Vine Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike.
Tasting note

Packed with upfront tropical fruit, the nose charms with an abundance of guava and gooseberries. These fruit flavours follow through on the palate, balanced by a crisp acidity to ensure a fresh and fruity style of wine.

Origin
South Africa
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Malolactic Fermentation
No
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
No
Winemaker
Jacques Theron
Fining Agent
Gelatine
Closure
Screw top
Region
Swartland
Vegan
No

Vinification details

Harvest took place in mid-January, with the grapes coming in at 23° Balling. Only free run juice was used for this wine; after settling and acid adjustment, it was inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation was colder than usual to capture upfront fruit flavours. Two specially-selected tanks were blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.

 

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
13.0
Residual sugar
3.0
pH
3.30
Acidity
6.2
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Forge Mill's Bush Vine Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike.
Tasting note

Packed with upfront tropical fruit, the nose charms with an abundance of guava and gooseberries. These fruit flavours follow through on the palate, balanced by a crisp acidity to ensure a fresh and fruity style of wine.

Origin
South Africa
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Malolactic Fermentation
No
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
No
Winemaker
E. Saayman/J. Theron
Fining Agent
Gelatine
Closure
Screw top
Region
Swartland
Vegan
No

Vinification details

Harvest was late in January, with the grapes coming in at 23° Balling. Only free run juice was used for this wine; after settling and acid adjustment, it was inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation was colder than usual to capture upfront fruit flavours. Two specially-selected tanks were blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.

 

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
12.8
Residual sugar
2.8
pH
3.40
Acidity
6.0
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Forge Mill's Bush Vine Chenin Blanc is the perfect everyday wine that offers uncomplicated quality for the novice and connoisseur alike.
Tasting note

Packed with upfront tropical fruit, the nose charms with an abundance of guava and gooseberries. These fruit flavours follow through on the palate, balanced by a crisp acidity to ensure a fresh and fruity style of wine.

Origin
South Africa
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Malolactic Fermentation
No
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Blank
Winemaker
Eric Saayman
Closure
Screw top
Region
Swartland
Vegan
Blank

Vinification details

Harvest was early in February, with the grapes coming in at 23° Balling. Only free run juice was used for this wine; after settling and acid adjustment, it was inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation was colder than usual to capture upfront fruit flavours. Two specially-selected tanks were blended and bottled early to enjoy as fresh as possible.