Original Chenin Blanc 2018

R140.00

producer Raats Family Wines

cultivar  Chenin Blanc

style Dry White

origin Stellenbosch, South Africa

tasting 
The wine has a distinctive yellow apple, kiwi fruit and pineapple core, alongside notes of green melon and limes. The wine is thus bursting with fresh fruit flavours. The wine has a zesty citrus flavour linger on the palate, with a long mineral finish.

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Additional Information

ageing potential Drinks exceptionally well now, will benefit from cellaring for another 2 – 4 years.

blend information 100% Chenin Blanc

food suggestions mild curry dishes / sushi / oysters

Accolades

2018 Scored 90 points by Neal Martin (August 2018)
2017 Scored 91 points by James Suckling (July 2018)
2017 Scored 90 points by Christian Eedes from Winemag (September 2017)
2017 Scored 90 points by Tim Atkin SA Report (September 2017)
2016 Scored 5 stars John Platter (2018)
2016 Scored 91 Points by Wine Spectator (Feb 2017)
2016 Double Gold winner at the TOP 100 SA wine Challenge (2017)
2016 Scored 91 points by Wine Spectator (November 2016)
2015 Scored 91 points by Decanter UK (November 2016)
2015 Scored 4 stars John Platter (2017)
2015 Scored 92 points by Tim Atkin – 2016 South Africa Special Report (September 2016)
2015 Scored 90 points by Wine Spectator (November 2016)
2015 Scored 90 points by the Wine Enthusiast (March 2017)
2014 Scored 88 points by Wine Spectator (April 2016)
2014 Scored 92 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (December 2015)
2014 Scored 90 points by Tim Atkin (2015)
2014 Scored SAWI Grand Gold Award (2015)
2014 Scored 89 points by Stephen Tanzer (June 2015)
2014 Scored 91-93 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (0ctober 2014)