Glen Carlou “The Welder” 2015

R105.00

R105.00 | Club R89.25

 

Dried apricots, peaches and honey blossom are exhibited on the nose. The palate shows granadilla, pineapple and wild honey flavours. The acidity is in balance and the finish is long and clean.

 

The Welder, Noble Late Harvest is made from the most widely cultivated variety in the Cape, Chenin Blanc. Chenin Blanc is characterised by its versatility – It has the ability to produce wines from a wide spectrum from sweet to dry, to sherry and even sparkling wine

Tasting Notes

Dried apricots, peaches and honey blossom are exhibited on the nose. The palate shows granadilla, pineapple and wild honey flavours. The acidity is in balance and the finish is long and clean.

Awards

The Welder 2015

 

Silver: The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards 2016
Silver: International Wine & Spirit Competition 2016

 

The Welder 2013

 

Gold Outstanding: International Wine and Spirit competition, UK: 2015
John Platter Guide 2016: 3 ½ stars

Additional Information

Varieties

Chenin Blanc 100%

Harvest Date

March 2015

Analysis

Alc: 10% | RS: 216.4 | TA: 6.77g/l | pH: 3.49

Fermentation

100% fermentation in stainless steel after the grapes were whole bunch pressed and left on its skins for 24 hours.

Bottling Date

September 2015

Winemaker’s Note

2015 was a great year for this dessert wine. We were able to achieve 38 bailing naturally by leaving the grapes on the vines to dry.

Food Pairing & Recipes

On its own as an aperitif or with desserts such as crème brûlée.

 

Recommended recipes:

 

Boeber with guava mousse

 

Crème caramel with gingerbread

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