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Limited Release Chenin Blanc

Limited Release Chenin Blanc Wine Details
Price: $18.99 per bottle

Description: A rush of exuberant fruit flavours, zesty lemons and limes together with notes of melon and passion fruit lingering on the finish. The barrel portion of the blend provides a lush palate and complex aromas. It is crisp with genuine fruit sweetness to balance the firm acidity that makes this wine so perfect with oysters and shellfish. A classic pairing with this wine is Malpeque oysters with a champagne vinegar mignonette.

Varietal Definition
Chenin Blanc:
Classic white varietal of France's Loire Valley and now grown throughout the world. Known for its rather unusual 'wet-wool', 'damp straw' aromas, it tends to be more floral than fruity when young and gives high acidity, growing well in marginal climates. It ages well and its susceptibility to 'botrytis'* produces some of the great sweet wines of the Loire, for example Quarts de Chaume and Vouvray. It is grown widely in South Africa where it is known as 'Steen'.


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