Cape Winemakers Guild

De Trafford Chenin Blanc 2003

A selection of two of our best barrels. 1 new 400 Litre French oak from VVB Cooper in the Loire and the other older 225 Litre barrel – natural fermentation after 4 hours skin contact and traditional basket pressing. No malolactic fermentation, 10 months in barrels. Bottled unfiltered after light bentonite fining. 70 cases were sold at the 2005 Auction. Tasting Notes Attractive yellow colour. Toasty oak and smoky, mineral character with underlying dried peach nose. Big, full palate with white peach flavours and leesy richness.

Winemaker: David Trafford

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 1 500.00
  • Lowest: R 1 100.00
  • Average: R 1 240.00


  • Bottle Size 750 ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 130
  • Cases Auctioned 20


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