Sijnn White 2019 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Malgas
R315
In stock
( left)
94
PG
'Individual & rather gorgeous, limpid gold 2019 from 84% chenin, has viognier, roussanne & verdelho adding floral aromas & apricot notes. More savoury than fruity, richly full of flavour, textured, with a fine natural acidity. 10% new oak, moderate 13.4% alcohol. Also in 1.5L.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (94/100)

'Made with fruit from young bush vines out in the wilds of Malgas, close to the mouth of the Breede River, this is an excellent counterpoint to the world-class red. Stony, bready and refined, with green apple, pear and peach skin flavours, racy minerality and some tannic structure from partial skin contact. Drink 2021-25.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2020, 93/100

'84% Chenin Blanc, 14% Viognier and the remainder Roussanne and Verdelho. Fermented and matured for 10 months in 400- and 700-litre barrels, 10% new. A hint of jasmine before yellow peach, orange, ginger and other spice as well as some leesy complexity on the nose. Rich and flavourful with tangy acidity and a salty finish – lightly grippy thanks to a little slight skin contact.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 93/100

'A beautiful limpid gold colour in your glass. Caramelised pineapple, stony, savoury nose. A rich and full bodied flavour profile. A vibrant palate of honey and salted liquorice, peach pith, apple and pear skins and slate. Lovely minerality, enhancing the freshness and acidity of the wine. A good tannin structure coming from the slight skin contact. Hints of fennel and rosemary linger in the glass. Drinking best 2021-2025. This wine can be paired with a variety of foods, but a favourite would be a mildly spicy Butter Chicken curry.' – Charla Haasbroek, Winemaker


More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Charla Haasbroek
Alcohol 13.9%
Body Medium-bodied
Blend information 84% Chenin Blanc, 14% Viognier and 2% Roussanne/Verdelho
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Blend
Rating PG 94
Technical analysis RS: 2.3 g/L | TA: 6.7 g/L | PH: 3.16
Producer information David Trafford's Sijnn project is based in Malgas along the Breede River. Forty kilometres away from any other vineyards, it's tremendously rocky soil and Breede River-influenced microclimate is unlike any other in South Africa. These unfiltered, unfined, real wines are made in tiny volumes and speak of Malgas' amazing terroir.
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