Kika 2016

Chenin Blanc

Area: Stellenbosch, on the bottom slopes of the Simonsberg
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Aspect: North-west
Row Direction: Not Applicable
Year Planted: 1978
Soil Type: The soil is of slate origin. Well-drained clay loam soil with heavy clay in the subsoil and high content gravel in the topsoil.
Training: Bush Vine
Pruning: Spur pruned
Irrigation: Supplemental
Plant Density: 4000 vines per hectare (1m x 2.5m spacing)
Cropping: 1.5 tons/ha or 6 hl/ha