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Horse Heaven Chenin Blanc

Horse Heaven Late Harvest Chenin Blanc Wine Details
Price: $29.99 per bottle

Description: “This is the first time we have made a Late Harvest Chenin Blanc. We are passionate about dessert wines at Chateau Ste. Michelle and enjoyed experimenting with a Late Harvest wine made from Chenin Blanc grapes. This complex wine exhibits aromas and flavors of honeydew, lime and orange marmalade. The palate is balanced with sweet fruit and natural acidity with a smooth finish.” -Bob Bertheau, Winemaker

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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