This is a medium-bodied white blend made primarily from South Africa's classic white variety, Chenin Blanc. The Chenin Blanc gives the wine its fruit salad, guava and melon aromas and a refreshing mineral-acidity. Lees contact for a few months add to the complexity and body.
The Essay Chenin Blanc is a medium-bodied white blend made from South Africa's white varietal, Chenin Blanc. The Chenin Blanc gives the wines its fruit salad, guava and melon aromas and a refreshing acidity. Some sur lie on the less for a few months adds to the complexity and body.
Essay Chenin Blanc Viognier Roussanne 2019 R 85.00 This is a medium-bodied white blend made primarily from South Africa’s classic white variety, Chenin Blanc. Chenin Blanc is known for its generosity of fruit and friendliness towards most foods.Awesome South African Chenin Blanc! Organic and cool principals from vineyard. Loved crisp sun ripened acidity and bright fruit. Good wine for good price.Although the date was picked for the northern hemisphere summer, celebrating the freshness of Chenin blanc, it actually put the spotlight on the diversity of Chenin blanc. Chenin can be just as enjoyable during the South Africa winter with fuller styles ranging from sur lie to wooded styles, ideal partner for warming winter meals.
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch is a delighful wine, made from Chenin Blanc grapes. This wine has a cork closure and, like many wines on our list, this wine is suitable for vegan diets. Brilliant with roasted pork, vegetable dishes and creamy sauces.Read More
The Coastal Region is the most important wine-producing region of South Africa. A Mediterranean climate helps to ripen the grapes during the day whereas the cold nights ensure that the flavor profiles and the acidity of the wines are maintained. A plethora of grape varieties thrive in the Coastal Region's terroir, with all the major popular grape varieties making quality wines. Chenin Blanc.Read More
This is a medium-bodied white made from South Africa's classic white variety, Chenin Blanc. The Chenin Blanc gives the wine its fruit salad, guava and melon aromas and a refreshing acidity. Some sur lie on the lees for a few months adds to the complexity and body. A touch of aromatic Viognier complements the fruit structure with some floral hints.Read More
In South Africa, Chenin blanc is the most widely planted variety, accounting for nearly one-fifth (18.6%) of all vineyard plantings in the early 21st century. In 2008, there were 18,852 hectares (46,580 acres) of the grape planted, nearly twice the amount of Chenin blanc planted in France.Read More
Chenin Blanc was the first wine released by Simonsig's founder Frans Malan in 1968, and still forms one of the cornerstones of the winery's range today. Simonsig show how it should be done. Winery: The Malan family's winemaking heritage dates back to 1688, when French Huguenot Jacques Malan arrived in South Africa. More recently it was the.Read More
Chenin blanc is also the leading white grape of South Africa, where it is locally known as Steen. There, however, it is unfortunately made mostly into a simple, innocuous, easy-drinking wine. In California, chenin blanc becomes a wine that is effortless to drink, with soft, round flavors and notes of pears, melons, apricots, apples, and honeyed syrup.Read More
We source Chenin Blanc from old bush vine vineyards located in the Swartland. The soil consists of decomposed granite with a sandy composure. The vines are dry-farmed and yield intensely rich, perfumed fruit. The growing season for the 2018 harvest was the fourth successive dry year.Read More
Chenin Blanc is traditionally South Africa’s most popular grape for producing crisp, refreshing whites. Dry, subtle citrus flavours and highly moreish- enjoy on its own or with salads and fish. This wine matches perfectly with our Vietnamese chicken salad recipe.Read More
Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa For many decades, the economy of South Africa was built on gold. The valuable natural resource saw a boom in wealth and the glittering metal still makes up 20 per cent of the country’s export products.Read More
Love this Chenin Blanc, Viognier and Roussanne white wine blend from the Western Cape. Essay (2017) is mouthfilling and juicy with melon, honey, ripe apricot and ginger spice flavours. Pair with big grilled shrimp. - Community Wine Reviews.Read More