Mariëtte Chenin Blanc 2015

By , 12 December 2016

Mariëtte Chenin Blanc 2015, Mariëtte Chenin Blanc 2015

Promising debut.

Mariëtte Chenin Blanc 2015 is the flagship offering from Stofberg Family Vineyards, another of the Breedekloof producers intent on making a name with this particular variety. From a 33-year-old vineyard, the wine was fermented and matured for nine months in second-fill 225-litre barrels.

The nose shows a little volatile acidity as well as notes of peach, yellow apple and spanspek, vanilla and some bread-like character. The palate meanwhile is rich and broad with nicely coated acidity. It’s a somewhat curious but undoubtedly flavourful offering. Price: R175 a bottle.

#WinemagRating: 88/100.

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