Maanschijn Herbarium Cape White 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Walker Bay
R210
In stock
(Only 13 left)
93
CE
'45% Bot River Chenin Blanc, 45% Bot River Verdelho and 20% own Sauvignon Blanc. Spontaneously fermented and matured for nine months in old oak. Pear, lime and peach, dried herbs, some yeasty complexity and spice on the nose while the palate is lean but not too lean, the finish nicely savoury. It’s a well-balanced wine with layers of flavour, the different varieties combining to good effect.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 93/100

'Three varieties make up this Cape White blend: Chenin blanc, Verdelho and Sauvignon blanc. The vineyards, all located in the southern, cooler Walker Bay wine district, are surrounded by the rich expanse of the Cape’s fynbos kingdom. The fruit was pressed with a basket press, and the juice settled overnight, after which fermentation occurred spontaneously in aged French oak. Maturation lasted nine months, on lees. The wine was blended and bottled, by hand, without fining or filtration.' – Winemaker
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Paul Hoogwerf and Doug Mylrea
Body Light to medium-bodied
Blend information Chenin Blanc, Verdelho and Sauvignon blanc
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Blend
Rating CE 93
Producer information The two winemakers of Maanschijn, Paul Hoogwerf and Doug Mylrea, produce artisanal wines from vineyards in the Walker Bay region. They attended the same high school and university, and later on in life their paths crossed again, leading them to create Maanschijn. The Maanschynkop mountain, located behind their winemaking building, provided the inspiration for their name. They strive to produce low intervention, fresh and uniquely South African wines.
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