Babylonstoren, Candide 2019
This intriguing white blend expresses a fresh, fruit-driven wine with peach, lime and litchi flavours.
The wine is refreshing yet complex, with lovely tropical flavours rounded off with a lingering, fresh acidity.
The Chenin Blanc was softly pressed, then underwent cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks for three weeks. It was racked off the primary lees and kept on the secondary lees for four months prior to bottling.
The Viognier, Chardonnay and Sémillon were fermented in second- and third-fill French oak barrels and kept on the lees for four months, before being blended with the fresh component of Chenin Blanc.
Candide is a blend of all the white cultivars grown on Babylonstoren.
Enjoy with salads, vegetable dishes and light fish dishes, or simply on its own.