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Lo & Behold, Chenin Blanc- Viognier, Western Cape, South Africa, 2023

Product code: 5313
Lo & Behold, Chenin Blanc- Viognier, Western Cape, South Africa, 2023

Viticulture

Sourced from undulating vineyards in the Swartland region of the Western Cape. Vines are rooted in sandstone soils and take in the Mediterranean style climate with its dry hot summer days, cool nights and mild, wet winters. Lo & behold, the perfect conditions for grapes to ripen slowly and develop complex and vibrant flavours.

Winemaking

The Chenin Blanc and Viognier are vinified seperately. 80% of Chenin Blanc undergoes a natural fermentation in stainless steel plus 10% aged in old French oak 300L barrels. The Viognier is fermented in cement tanks. Blended before bottling.

Oak Ageing

Time: 6 Months
Type: French Oak 300 Litre
% wine oaked: 10
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

A vibrant, fresh white wine with beautiful ripe fruit at its core. Citrus, pear, peach and ripe tropical fruit characteristics envelop the palate through to the finish.

Food Matching

This fragrant viognier works well with pork, chicken dishes with salads, Thai green curry and vegetarian spicy dishes.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Chenin Blanc 90%
Viognier 10%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
13%

Closure:
Screw cap

Colour:
White

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl