Chi means “life force” and Chi stands for CHIUTA (an African rain god). Situated in the fertile Elgin valley, the picturesque vineyard site inspired the creation of this crisp, handcrafted Riesling.
The wine exudes fragrant citrus blossom, yellow stone fruits, white pear, ginger, Piña colada, honeysuckle, flint.
2023 was a great vintage with a very long, cool ripening
Keywords for this vintage: mid palate weight, sunshine in a glass
Grapes were hand-picked, cooled, then hand-sorted, destemmed and pressed. Spontaneous fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks, which lasted about 6 weeks until optimal residual sugar balance achieved at about 14,0 g/ l. The wine was prepared for bottling and bottled after 2 months in tank.