Pale straw color. Intriguing nose of green melon, nectarines and honeysuckle contrasting with a more savory celery salt character. Playful spiciness lingers in the background. A broad mid-palate underpinned by a lively apply acid structure. Lifted floral notes make this wine multi-dimensional in character.
Bright medium yellow. Aromas of lemon drop and smoke. Sweet and honeyed, with good fruit, but a bit lacking in verve and lift. A rather full style of chenin, with an exotic citrus note that may be from the viognier.
7.6 Grams per liter residual sugar.
A bright, breezy style, with easygoing pear, apple and fig notes that are nicely rounded on the finish. Drink now.
The vineyards and cellar of Kanu wines are located on the Goedgeloof (HOOT-ha-loof) farm, nestled in the Polkadraai Hills of Stellenbosch. The property once formed a part of the original Spier Wine Estate, granted to a German soldier by Cape governor Simon van der Stel in 1692. According to a veteran farm hand on Goedgeloof, Kanu was a mythical bird of promise. The creature’s appearance in the African skies signaled the blessings of a bountiful... View More