RIDGEBACK Chenin Blanc 2018

RIDGEBACK Chenin Blanc 2018

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This Chenin Blanc is a typical Paarl Chenin with a good balance between fruit and acidity. The wine is made from 15 and 40 year-old East-West facing dryland bush vines with well-established root systems requiring minimal irrigation. For additional complexity a small portion (3%) of natural sweet Viognier was included in the blend. The wine was matured for 8 months in 17% new oak barrels and baton aged regularly to develop mouthfeel, then received a light filtration before bottling.

Rich, upfront notes of pineapple and sweet orange blossom evolve to a fresh,
juicy midpalate with hints of lemon zest and white peach lingering on the
finish.