Secretary Bird Chenin Blanc 75cl (Case Of 6)


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Chenin Blanc – White South African Wine

Wine of Western Cape, South Africa

The Western Cape is a rich, fertile region and home to the vines of The Secretary Bird. This crisp and fruity Chenin Blanc is the perfect balance of green apple flavour and richer stone fruit.

Type of Closure: Screwcap

Current Vintage: 2018
Producer: Boutinot Wines
Grape Variety: Chenin Blanc
Winemaker: JD Rossouw
Agent: Boutinot Wines
Vinification Details: This wine is unoaked and we seek to capture pure varietal expression. Small concentrated berries are de-stemmed upon arrival at the winery. Fermentation on the grape skins at 23 degrees c, Pump over twice daily to aerate the fermenting wine. Post Malo-lactic fermentation the wine is held on fine lees prior to bottling.
History: Chenin Blanc has history dating back to the ninth century, famed for its premium wines in Loire Valley, France, South Africa now sits as the biggest producer of this variety. Probably one of the world most versatile grapes, it can produce great entry level wines right through to premium styles and dessert wine, as well as withstanding oak & ageing
Regional Information: The Western Cape of South Africa is our kitchen garden, we work with selected producers across the regions to bring together a wine which delivers fantastic value for money and a very consumable style

Alcohol By Volume: 12.5
Units: 9.38
Tasting Notes: Zippy citrus aromas, and lovely tropical fruit flavours with hints of white pears with some classic baked apple fruit on the palate

Statutory/Years: 18