Off The Record, Chenin Blanc 2021
The fourth vintage of a very small parcel of Chenin Blanc grapes from the cool climate region of Elgin – only 2300 bottles were produced.
Barrel fermented in French Oak (2nd, 3rd and 4th fill) with partial Malolactic fermentation. The nose leads with appealing citrus fruit and flint, which unfold on the palate with a rich creamy mouthfeel.
Similar to Poilly-Fumé in style with a rich mouthfeel and some weight.
Off the Record, Chenin Blanc: The Uncensored Version – a project of heart, and a collaboration between brothers, Mark and Bobby Wallace.
This is the fourth vintage from Off the Record Wines, produced from a small parcel of Chenin Blanc grapes sourced from within the cool-climate district of Elgin. Chenin Blanc is something of a rarity in the Elgin region and only 2300 bottles of the Off the Record Chenin Blanc wine 2021 were produced.
The white wine has an attractive pale straw colour. The nose leads with appealing citrus notes, which unfold onto the palate with a rich, creamy mouthfeel. The broad spectrum of citrus, underlying minerality and gentle wooding have contributed to the complexity of this Chenin Blanc and culminate in a long lingering finish.
Wild ferment and barrel aged for 10 months in 2nd , 3rd & 4th fill barriques. The wine underwent partial Malolactic fermentation in barrel. No added enzymes, yeast and fining agents were used in the making of this wine
RS: 1.73 g/l
Spicy food, mild and soft cheese, shellfish, and lean fish.