segunda-feira, 27 de julho de 2020

Radford Dale Chenin Blanc 2017

If there is something that fascinated me while in South Africa, was the out of ordinary Chenin Blanc I stumbled on and will be my primary choice on South Africa whites. Interesting enough,  the producer highlights clearly such outcomes: " the country’s winemakers put great effort into producing and manipulating less well-adapted (to our geology and climate) but more fashionable varieties – such as Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon – into “premium wines”, while mistreating the Cape’s most widely-planted and (according to us) best-adapted varietal [..] given the amazing diversity of terroirs in the Cape winelands, the versatility of the Chenin Blanc grape presents a fascinating realm to explore [...] . many of the oldest vineyards are planted to Chenin Blanc, which have naturally found their own balance and produce wines with increased character, depth and intrigue [...] "

Aromas composed of minerals, fluorescent sensations and gooseberries.

Light, greased, salted, honey, it has a punch of peach in the bottom, that fades and the gooseberries kick back in combined with flowers flowers. it ends long ad persistent.

Ratting: ★★★

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