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Babylon's Peak Chenin Blanc
Babylon's Peak
South Africa - Western Cape - Coastal Region - Swartland

Babylon's Peak winery, situated on the highest weathered granite slopes of the Paardeberg Mountain, is privately owned by the Basson family who has passed down the tradition, passion and art of winemaking over four generations. 

The Chenin Blanc grapes were picked from very old dryland bushvine vineyards. The vineyard grows on weathered granite soils, contributing to the flavor of the grapes and mineral character of the wine. Production is limited to 5 tons/ha.

A crisp, fresh and fruity Chenin Blanc!

Specifications
Appellation
Coastal Region - Swartland
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Chenin Blanc
Age of vines
35+ years old
Soil type
Granite
Vinification
The grapes were harvested by hand at 22.1°B. The grapes were destalked and lightly crushed. Only the first 450 liters free-run juice per ton were fermented in stainless steel tanks at a cold temperature (10-12°C) for 21 days. The wines was left on the fermentation lees until bottling.
Production
4,000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Salads, seafood, chicken and other light dishes. The perfect wine for every occasion.

Producer Information: Babylon's Peak

Babylon’s Peak is a private cellar located on the slopes of the Paardeberg Mountains between Malmesbury and Paarl. Four generations have farmed here, passing down their winemaking knowledge and passion ...
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