Genevieve Blanc de Blancs 2016
100% Chardonnay 2014
Bot River, Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa.
10 000 Bottles
Chardonnay vineyards planted on deep riverside soil in E/W direction.
Handpicked at 19°B for fruit and elegance and high natural acidity.
Produced in a Méthode Cap Classique cellar, Paarl
My philosophy is vigilant attention and consideration in the vineyard with minimal but concise intervention in
cellar, allowing each vintage to express itself from grape to bottle.
Whole bunch pressing ensuring quality juice. 3 years yeast contact time before disgorgement
Delicate and generous bubbles with crisp aromas of lime blossom, white peach and honeydew melon.
Vibrant and supple upon entry with rounded and expressive flavours of toasty finesse lending to a lingering
ALC: 12.5% •PH:3.51 •RS:5.9 • TA:5.1
FOOD STYLES THAT PAIR WELL WITH GENEVIEVE MCC:
A large variety of dishes can be paired with fine bubbles but here of some of my favourites!
Chilled Peach Soup, Mushroom Soufflé, Butternut Squash Ravioli w/Brown Butter Sage, Tuna Tacos,
& Lime & Hazelnut Macaroons