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Pilgrim, Chenin Blanc 750ml 2019

South Africa, Voor Paardeberg
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PilgrimWinesCheninBlanc201902092020
R195
Chenin Blanc is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

93
CE

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Tasting notes:
'Grapes from Voor Paardeberg. One-third fermented on the skins for six days. White and yellow fruit, a little earthiness and some yeasty complexity on the nose while the palate has concentrated fruit, bright acidity and a savoury finish. Substantial and satisfying.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 93/100

'Golden light yellow with a slight green tinge colour. Due to our unconventional methodology, this wine is characterized by bursts of flavour, typically predominated by stone fruit like apricot, peach and pear on the nose. Some barrel influenced evolved aromas will also be prevalent, like cream, vanilla, some toffee and caramel. Due to the total skin fermented portion, the wine shows off a different dimension of orange marmalade and lemon blossom. It has a volume on the mouthfeel that transcends the norm, almost ethereal in a sense as it feels weighty and full but in tasting it, it ends off with a beautiful mineral salinity, so light to the touch with a vibrancy, it leaves you wanting some more. It has a really great potential for aging as well…' – Winemaker

Alc: 13.5% | RS: 2.5 g/L | TA: 5.3 g/L | PH: 3.37

About Pilgrim Wines:
Pilgrim Wines is a small, family owned wine company with a passion for winemaking. 2020 marks the year of the release of their maiden vintages of their two wines – a Chenin Blanc and a Bastardo do Castello. They focus on innovation and experimentation with both familiar and unorthodox cultivars and aim to inspire and surprise with their wines.

More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country South Africa
Rating CE 93
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R195.00
Producer Pilgrim
Region Voor Paardeberg
Variety Chenin Blanc
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com  |  AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com  |  CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za  |  DEC: Decanter  |  GS: Greg Sherwood MW  |  JS: James Suckling  |  JR: JancisRobinson.com  |  JD: Jeb Dunnuck  |  NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  |  PG: Platter's Guide  |  ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com  |  TA: Tim Atkin MW  |  VIN: Vinous.com  |  WA: Wine Advocate  |  WE: Wine Enthusiast  |  WM: Winemag.co.za Report  |  WS: Wine Spectator