The Curator’s Collection Chenin Blanc 2015

R98.00

R98.00 | Club R83.30

 

The colour is light straw. The nose shows aromas of honeyed stone fruit, cashew nut, jasmine and marzipan. The mouthfeel is rich and full bodied. On the palate, tangerine and naartjie flavours dominate with a subtle dry nuttiness and a lingering tangy finish.

 

The 2015 Chenin Blanc is an extremely limited production of only 3316 bottles. It was made from 30 year old bush vines from the Swartland.

Tasting Notes

The nose shows aromas of honeyed stone fruit, cashew nut, jasmine and marzipan. The mouth feel is rich and full bodied. On the palate tangerine and naartjie flavours dominate with a subtle dry nuttiness and a lingering tangy finish.

Additional Information

Fermented in old French oak barrels

Varieties

Chenin Blanc 2015

Harvest Date

Mid February

Analysis

Alc: 13% | RS: 3.4 | TA: 5.7g/l | pH: 3.26

Fermentation

Barrel fermentation

Ageing

5 months in second and third fill French oak

Bottling Date

June 2015

Food Pairing & Recipes

Best enjoyed with scallops with an orange butter sauce.

 

Recommended recipe:

 

Wild rocket and parsley vichyssoise

 

Cauliflower souffle with goat cheese

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