Stellenbosch 1679 Wines
This Bush Vine Chenin Blanc was made from Single Block selected grapes from the farm Sonop, Stellenbosch. The vines, with rootstock Richter 99, were planted in 1982 by Francois du Bois. The soil type, which is derived mainly from granite, is reddish to yellow in colour, acidic with good physical and water-retention properties; mainly Oakleaf, Tukulu and Clovelly soil types.
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Full bodied, deep red colour with dark fruits and licorice aromas. On the palate the wine shows a balanced tannin structure with flavours of blackberry and hints of herbaceous freshness.
Full bodied, dark red colour, aromas of blackberry and white pepper accompanied by dark cherry fruit and mocha on the palate.