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Chenin Blanc is South Africa’s most widely planted varietal and the Cape’s signature white. This fresh, vibrant version offers luscious flavors of tropical fruit, melon and honeyed pear, backed by bright citrus flavors. Lively peppery notes and an underlying mineral character shine through on the finish.
Chenin Blanc is South Africa's most widely planted varietal and the Cape's signature white. This bright, easy-drinking version provides lively flavors of honeyed pear, golden delicious apple and luscious tropical fruit.
and shale. Approximately 90% of the vines are low-yielding dry farmed bush vines, with an average age of 20+ years.
Vintage: A cold, wet winter allowed for proper vine dormancy and led to slightly delayed but even flowering. The growing season was optimal, with dry conditions and moderate temperatures during ripening. Harvest occurred about two weeks later than normal. Periodic strong winds caused some damage and reduction in yields. Berry size was smaller than usual, leading to intense, concentrated flavor intensity in the wines.