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Fairview Beryl Back 2022

R350.00 VAT Inc.

Pale yellow in colour with layered aromas of stone fruit, papaya, lemon rind framed by complimentary oak notes. The palate is complex with layers of herby Fynbos and crunchy grapey sweetness followed by pithy tannin, bone-dry minerality and a fresh finish. The fine tannin structure and texture of the wine promises ageing potential and contributes to the balanced length and mouthfeel. Will age well for 3 – 5 years.

 

Description

All of the grape varieties used in the Fairview Beryl Back are treated individually with basic winemaking intervention. The aim is to highlight the true expression of these cultivars in its terroir. We select each component based on merit and our final blend tells the story of our labour of love from our favourite vineyards on the property. The Chenin Blanc component is made in three distinct styles from the same block, showing off the versatility of the grape. The first component is cold fermented in stainless steel tank and allowed to age on the fermentation lees for 10 months. The second component is Chenin Blanc in clay amphorae and the third component is a small parcel of skin fermented Chenin Blanc, macerated for 5 days and fermented naturally in older French oak barrels. The Viognier grapes were hand-picked and whole bunch pressed. 50% was wild fermented in 2nd and 3rd fill French barrels, without settling the juice prior to fermentation. The other half was settled, inoculated and cold fermented in stainless steel tanks. The Verdelho, a new addition, and Roussanne was fermented in older French oak barrels. The Verdelho adding freshness and Roussanne richness to the final blend. After 10 months maturation in French oak barrels and in tank, the wine was carefully blended and allowed to naturally stabilise as far possible.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 1.33 kg
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 39 cm
Wine range

Flagship

Volume

750ml

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Brand: Fairview
Bottle Size: 750ml
Vintage: 2022
Alcohol: 13.69%
Acidity: 5.9g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.8g/l
PH: 3.43
Closure: Cork
Region: Paarl
Varietal/s: Chenin Blanc 50% | Viognier 33% | Verdelho 11% | Roussanne 6%
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