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Cederberg Chenin Blanc 2009

Chenin Blanc from South Africa
  • W&S 90
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Winemaker Notes

This crisp, reductively made Chenin Blanc is in true Cederberg Style, showing a powerful nose of tropical melon, grapefruit and lemon peel. Five months of lees contact created a mouth tingling crispness with a lingering finish. Superb food compatibility.

Critical Acclaim

W&S 90
Wine & Spirits

Sea air is the most prevelent scent in this wine-a subtle saline aroma that gets you salivating. There's a kiwi-berry fruit marked by herbal verbena notes, the wine's viscosity areated bu high acidity. It has the potential to age for at least 5 years, but would be delicious now with a beet and goat cheese salad.

Cederberg

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Cederberg, , South Africa
At more than 3,200 feet above sea level, Cederberg Private Cellar is South Africa’s highest vineyard. A cool continental climate, where snow can fall on the vines in winter and northwesterly breezes fan them in the warm summers, combined with unpolluted air and crystal clear waters, make this dramatic landscape the ideal terroir for producing wines of nobility, power and grace.

The Nieuwoudt family has been handcrafting wines at the Cederberg vineyard for five generations.... View More