Carinus Chenin Blanc 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R160
In stock
(Only 7 left)
91
CE
'Old vine Swartland Chenin Blanc for R145 a bottle? Count me in. Grapes for this come from a 1981 vineyard on Hugo Carinus’s Swartland farm, winemaking by the acclaimed Lukas van Loggerenberg. The 2020 shows some not unpleasant leesy reduction before citrus and peach while the palate has good texture and weight given an alcohol of just 12.5%, the acidity nicely integrated, the finish savoury, even slightly bitter – it all makes for characterful and rewarding drop.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 91/100
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Condition New
Blend information 100% Chenin Blanc
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Variety Chenin Blanc
Rating CE 91
Producer information Growing wine is the main focus of cousins Danie and Hugo Carinus and when you factor in their close relationship with Lukas Van Loggerenberg, South Africa's 'Rockstar winemaker', you get something absolutely delicious. Danie and Hugo grow their grapes in Devon Valley, Polkadraai and Swartland and supply some of the leading wine producers with these sought-after grapes. They are 5th generation wine growers, and also Wine Cellar Young Guns.
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