Stellenbosch Vineyards, Bushvine Chenin Blanc 2021

Stellenbosch Vineyards are a leading producer and exporter, based in Stellenbosch; they have received a huge amount of international and domestic acclaim for their range of wines.

They operate as a negociant, sourcing their grapes from only the best locations across the Western Cape.

The Chenin Blanc berries are crushed, whole-bunch, and barrel fermented with natural yeast, before a further five months of barrel-ageing.

Golden tawny in the glass; rich and aromatic on the nose. Velvety and rich on the palate, with notes of honey, vanilla, peach and apricot.

£13.30

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Stellenbosch

Chenin Blanc

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Description

Stellenbosch Vineyards is one of the largest wine producers and exporters in South Africa. With the privilege of producing wine in South Africa’s prestigious grape growing region of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Vineyard’s range of wines bares testament to the quality of the area. All grapes for this range are sourced from some of the best vineyard blocks in Stellenbosch, and the good relationships with the grape growers ensure its continued standards. The wine is produced on Welmoed, one of the oldest proclaimed farms in the Stellenbosch region.

The Vineyards: Fruit sourced from the Helderberg region within Stellenbosch. Handpicked and only the best fruit selected in the vineyards.

Vinification: Whole bunch crushed followed by fermentation in barrel with natural yeast. Barrel-aged for five months in French-oak barrels. The final wine was selected from a final selection of barrels to ensure the complexity and balance of the final wine.

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: An elegant, golden tawny appearance.
Nose: A rich and aromatic nose that is complimented by lush juicy fruit.
Palate: A velvety and rich palate that showcases prominent notes of honey and spicy undertones of vanilla.

Maturation Potential:
The wine is ready to drink now but will mature further for five years.

Food Pairing:
This wine will pair well with most fish or poultry dishes and is an ideal match for spicy curries. Serve at a cool room temperature.

Additional information

Alcohol vol

13.9%

Grape

Chenin Blanc

Origin

Stellenbosch

Vintage

2021

Wine Farm

Try it with roasted poultry and roasted vegetables like fennel or celeriac.

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