Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009
Origin: South Africa
Agent: Marram Fine Wines Ltd.
like the colour of straw, with a faint greenish hue. But I was in a room with industrial lighting so that may be off a bit.
In the Glass - This wine is a clear pale yellow,
On the Nose - It has a medium intensity, with clear creamy, tasty, nutty notes. Stone fruit like peach and pear. Some blanket citrus (apple, pineapple). Nice minerals , and a earthy wet wool smell that is a really common descriptor for Chenin Blanc or Semillon.
On the Palate - This dry wine has a strong medium acidity to it. With predominate flavors of apple pie, cooking spice, orange blossom and peel, peaches, apricot and blanket stone fruit. It has a creamy nature to it due to the fact that this wine is aged on its lees for 6 months prior to bottling. With a medium sized body, it has a good balance and a medium length finish. I find