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Raats Family Wines The Fountain Terroir Specific Chenin Blanc 2018

The grapes were whole bunch pressed directly to barrel and allowed to naturally ferment. Thereafter the wine was matured in a seasoned 300 litre French oak barrel - 11 months on gross lees - allowing for perfect integration of flavours and texture.

Auction Year: 2019

Raats Family Wines The Fountain Terroir Specific Chenin Blanc 2017

50% of the wine was fermented and matured in 300 litre French oak barrels to accentuate  the soft, luscious flavours; 50% was fermented in stainless steel to contribute a crisp acidity and bright citrus flavours. After nine months, the two components are blended together     and left on the lees for a further two months before bottling. Fermentation temperature: 18-22°C

Auction Year: 2018

B Vintners Inboet Storie Cinsaut 2016

Spontaneous whole bunch fermentation - neutral barrel for 10 months. This is from a 64-year-old vineyard that was planted together with the fi rst commercially planted block of
Pinotage in SA. When they ran out of Pinotage vines, they completed the block by planting
about 300 Cinsaut vines. Hence the name “Inboet Storie”, meaning replacement vines.

Auction Year: 2017