The FMC 2016
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester and Martin Meinert
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.33
RS : 9.1 g/l
Total Acid : 7.0 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White


Accolades

The FMC 2015
Robert Parker – 94 points
SA Wine Index – Platinum 95+ points and
Certificate of Excellence
Platter’s 2018 – 4½ stars
The FMC 2014
Tim Atkin South African Report – 94 points
Gilbert & Gaillard Int. Competition - 95 points
Platter’s 2017: 4½ stars
Veritas 2016 – Silver
The FMC 2013
Platter’s 2016 – 4½ stars
IWSC 2015 – Gold Outstanding and Chenin
Blanc Trophy
Nedbank Green Wine Awards – Bloggers’
Choice Winner IPW
Wine of the Month Club Award – Best Chenin
Blanc of the Year 2016

Tasting Notes
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Ageing Potential
Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.
Blend Information
100% Chenin Blanc
Food Suggestions
Enjoy with special friends as an exciting aperitif or with spiced dishes, even mild seafood/ shellfish or curries. Great with exotic Eastern spiced foods.
In The Vineyard
Region: Stellenbosch
Soil: Clovelly soil, bush vines
Locality: South-south-west
About The Harvest
Hand selected - primarily from low yielding, old bush vines (planted in 1974). Harvested at full maturity.
Yield: 3 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Maturation on the lees - total of 12 months in the barrel.
Additional Information
Click HERE to download a shelf talker for this wine

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