Waterkloof, Seriously Cool Chenin Blanc 750ml 2018

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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WaterkloofSeriouslyCoolCheninBlanc201829052019
R100
Seriously Cool Chenin Blanc is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

89
TA

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The Seriously Cool Chenin Blanc is produced from 30-40-year-old bush vine vineyards in the Helderberg and Stellenbosch regions. The Helderberg vineyards are close to the ocean, which ensure a long growing season and allow for ripe fruit with good concentration and balanced acidity. The Stellenbosch block still gets a nice cool breeze through the vineyards but does experience slightly warmer conditions which contribute to the beautiful richness in the wine.

Tasting notes:
'This Chenin Blanc flaunts pronounced aromas of citrus, stone fruit especially pear and also shows off elegant floral notes. The wine has a full and rich mouthfeel because of the longer alcoholic fermentation that keeps the fine lees in suspension. With the combination of concrete eggs and barrels, it gives us a wine that has great structure but also a lovely freshness to it.' – Nadia Barnard

Alc: 12.5% | RS: 5.0 g/L | TA: 5.1 g/L | PH: 3.31

About Waterkloof:
Pioneers of biodynamic winemaking in South Africa with their lunar cycles, deep-bed system, worm house and portable chicken coop, Waterkloof are unassumingly elegant and sophisticated in their approach to farming and winemaking. The Somerset West estate places a strong emphasis on minimal intervention and gentle handling to preserve the natural ‘circle of life’ in all areas on the farm, and this is reflected in their wines, which show a commonality of sophisticated restraint. Their white wines are particularly food-friendly and have received high acclaim internationally from critics such as Jamie Goode and the Independent Wine Review.
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country South Africa
Rating TA 89
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Price R100.00
Producer Waterkloof
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Chenin Blanc
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