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Today, no less than 35 families, cultivating some 1900 hectares of vine, take pride in contributing to the success of the winery. Working in close partnership with our viticulturist, Briaan Stipp, they are committed to identifying the vineyard sites best suited to specific cultivars and to nurturing the grapes to optimum flavour and varietal character.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe fruit was sourced from 35 specially selected grape growing families in the Robertson Valley. Vines are grown in deep cool alluvial soil that is rich in lime and receives an annual rainfall of only 280 mm per year. Fruit was harvested very early in the morning from the last week of February to the middle of March. The Chenin Blanc vines are planted on the riverbanks with a row direction from northwest to southeast to utilize the prevailing sea breeze. The sea breeze cools down the fruit, extends the ripening period and builds up concentrated flavours in the grapes. 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Full-bodied palate with powerful varietal flavours of tropical fruit, ripe green fig and melon. These follow through with a mouth-watering thread of acidity to a crisp clean aftertaste. (2017 - 13% abv)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eKlippenkop is an export label of the Robertson Winery situated in the Cape Winelands.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eEstablished in 1941, Robertson Winery is recognised today as one of South Africa's leading cellars. The fertile Robertson Valley with its variety of meso-climates and soil conditions create a wide spectrum of terroirs, allowing the estate to produce an exciting diversity of wine styles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe winery has a long-standing tradition of dedicated grape-growing families, some of whom are 4th generation growers. Today, no less than 35 families, cultivating some 1900 hectares of vine, take pride in contributing to the success of the winery. Working in close partnership with our viticulturist, Briaan Stipp, they are committed to identifying the vineyard sites best suited to specific cultivars and to nurturing the grapes to optimum flavour and varietal character.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe fruit was sourced from 35 specially selected grape growing families in the Robertson Valley. Vines are grown in deep cool alluvial soil that is rich in lime and receives an annual rainfall of only 280 mm per year. Fruit was harvested very early in the morning from the last week of February to the middle of March. The Chenin Blanc vines are planted on the riverbanks with a row direction from northwest to southeast to utilize the prevailing sea breeze. The sea breeze cools down the fruit, extends the ripening period and builds up concentrated flavours in the grapes. The average annual rainfall is supplemented by controlled drip irrigation from the Breede River.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eGentle pressing of the grapes followed by using a Pneumatic bag press to capture the delicate fruit component. The wine was made reductively to prevent any oxidation and to ensure that natural flavours of the grapes could be retained. Fermentation happened slowly in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 18 days at 13½¦C.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eAn appealing light straw colour. Full-bodied wine with powerful varietal flavours of pineapple, granadilla, melon and green apple. Good structure with lovely balancing acidity.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Klippenkop Chenin Blanc

Klippenkop Chenin Blanc

£8.57

An appealing light straw colour. Full-bodied palate with powerful varietal flavours of tropical fruit, ripe green fig and melon. These follow through with a mouth-watering thread of acidity to a crisp clean aftertaste. (2017 - 13% abv) Klippenkop is an export label of the Robertson Winery situated in the Cape Winelands. Established in 1941, Ro...


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