De Trafford Wines, Chenin Blanc 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Note: Medium-intensity gold in color this wine has a nose of green apple and blossom.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied chenin blanc has a smooth texture and depth on the mid-palate through to the finish.
There is bright, yet reserved, fruit and some light notes of vanilla baking spice.
The wine is indigenous-yeast fermented and sees 15% new French oak in untoasted barrels.
Price: $23 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 270 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: De Trafford Wines Tasting Room, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 19, 2018