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Herbarium Cape White 2023

Herbarium Cape White 2023

SKU: HECW23SA06
R1 650,00Price

Maanschijn Herbarium

Cape White 2023

Wine of Origin Walker Bay

Product of South Africa

Case 6 x 750 ml

Style: Dry White
  • HERBARIUM

    The heritage building inside which Maanschijn crafts its wines has lived many lives. Previously a stable, it was also later inhabited by a Walker Bay local, Oom Sampie, who, within its walls, used to dry an assortment of indigenous flowers for sale at the local market.

  • COMPOSITION

    Four varieties make up this Cape White blend: Sauvignon blanc, Semillon, Chenin blanc and Chardonnay. The vineyards, all located in the southern, cooler Walker Bay wine district, are surrounded by the rich expanse of the Cape’s fynbos kingdom.

  • WINEMAKING

    The fruit was pressed, settled and racked to aged French oak casks. Fermentation occurred spontaneously, with maturation lasting ten months, on fine lees. The wine was then blended and bottled, sans fining.

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