Raats Original Chenin Blanc 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R140
In stock
(Only 2 left)
Top 10
WM
'Fermented and matured for six months in tank. Hay and herbs before citrus, pear and white peach on the nose. The palate, meanwhile, is electric – an excellent core of fruit is matched by high acidity before a bone-dry finish.' – Winemag Prescient Chenin Blanc Report 2021, Top 10 (94/100)

'The wine has a distinctive yellow apple, kiwi fruit and pineapple core, alongside notes of green melon and limes. The wine is thus bursting with fresh fruit flavours. The wine has a zesty citrus flavour linger on the palate, with a long mineral finish.' – Winemaker
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Bruwer Raats
Alcohol 13.5%
Body Light to medium-bodied
Blend information 100% Chenin Blanc
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Variety Chenin Blanc
Rating WM Top 10
Producer information Bruwer Raats founded Raats Family Wines in 2000, and since then has narrowed his focus on Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc, with only one blend, The Jasper Red blend. He believed that specialising would lead to success, and this belief was not unfounded, as today, Raats Family Wines is regarded as a leader of South African Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Raats has received consistent local and international accolades and was named Winery of the Year for the 2018 Platter's Guide with 5 out of 6 wines achieving five-star ratings. As Neal Martin says, 'Cabernet Franc does not get better than at Raats'.
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