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Viognier 2017, Swartland, South Africa (PS6.
A Chenin Blanc
from the Loire begged attention as it nestled among the unloved bottles.
Region: Stellenbosch, South Africa Varietal: Chenin Blanc
Price: $22 Aromas: Citric, lime peel, pear Flavors: Orange oil, tropical fruit, kiwi Impression: Fresh Structure: Good Balance Drink with: Raw Seafood, Shrimp Cocktail, Oyters, Grilled Vegetables Why I loved this wine?
Another grape that shows great versatility with white meats is chenin blanc
and South Africa has certainly taken this variety to its heart.
CARRY ON GLAMPING BOUTINOT'S Chenin Blanc
typically impresses with its crisp, fruity tones, but the real star of the show here is the novelty design that encases it: a limited-edition VW Camper van that goes by the name of Camper Vin.
Along with its International Wine Challenge regional trophy for best Stellenbosch Chardonnay, DeMorgenzons achievement was rounded out by two further regional trophies as the DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc
2015 won the Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc
Trophy and the DeMorgenzon Maestro Red 2014 the Stellenbosch Red Blend Trophy.
Split between the two travel classes, the Economy drinks choices will include Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot while our Business Class passengers will have a selection of Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc
, Pinotage, Cabernet Franc Merlot and the sparkling Method Cap Classique Chenin.
I'll pop over to South Africa with Bellingham 'The Bernard Series' Old Vine Chenin Blanc
2014 (from South Africa, PS12.
This was so of riesling before the world cottoned to it, and it is so now of chenin blanc
, the great white grape of the Loire Valley.
White wines made from the chenin blanc
grape held a similar place outside my heart for many years - not helped by the poor examples that shaped my early impressions.
Simple and sweet, made by the likes of the late Christian Brothers winery, Chenin Blanc
was the perfect starter wine.