Craven Karibib Chenin Blanc 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R220
In stock
(Only 10 left)
From Stellenbosch revolutionaries, Mick and Jeanine Craven, the new Craven 2020s are elegant wines with a strong sense of place.
92
CE
'Grapes from Polkadraai Hills. Subtle but alluring aromatics – a hint of flinty reduction, some floral perfume, white peach and citrus. The palate possesses a great core of fruit, lively acidity and again a pithy finish. Again light bodied but here there is no shortage of flavour. Great definition, vivid and long. Alcohol: 12.56%.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 92/100

'We whole-bunch press the wine to 500L barrels, where it is left to ferment naturally. We let the wine complete malolactic fermentation and stabilise itself, and the wine is then left on the lees for around 4 months before its first racking. It spends a total of 9 months in barrel before bottling.' – Jeanine and Mick Craven, Winemakers
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Jeanine and Mick Craven
Alcohol 12.6%
Body Light-bodied
Blend information 100% Chenin Blanc
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Chenin Blanc
Rating CE 92
Technical analysis TA: 6.1 g/L | PH: 3.31
Producer information As Stellenbosch revolutionaries, Mick and Jeanine Craven’s constant experimentation and their willingness to fight for great little parcels, have made them the poster couple for bringing whole-bunch, skin contact, early picking and all things geeky to Stellenbosch. These Young Gunners are the Stellenbosch champions of light, yet complex wines. Producing single-vineyard wines only, these 2 winemakers know their vineyards like the back of their hands. ‘Craven is one of the most interesting wine projects in South Africa. It's part of the rediscovery of the best vineyard sites in Stellenbosch that's currently underway, with a whole group of young guns looking to find the gems and make interesting wines from them,’ says Jamie Goode.
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