Nederburg Winemasters Chenin Blanc 2018

Nederburg Winemasters Chenin Blanc 2018

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Varietal
Chenin Blanc
Region
South Africa
Alcohol
13%

Overview

Nederburg’s premium wines are accommodated in The Winemasters ensemble, named to honour the cellar's long-established tradition of winemaking excellence. These classically styled, food-friendly wines with refreshing fruit flavours, elegance and finesse demonstrate an unwavering commitment to world-class vineyard and cellar skills.

Aging

Kept on fine lees for 3-6 months before racking.

Fermentation

Grapes are hand-harvested between February and March. Each block was vinified separately, crushed, and gently pressed. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks over two weeks at 55°-59°F. 10% of the portion was oaked.

Winemaker

Pieter Badenhorst

Tasting Notes

Style

Bold, Fresh, Vibrant

Flavor

Apricot, Coconut, Floral, Orange, Peach

Aroma

Ripe apricots and peaches, orange peel, white stone fruit, fragrant flowers and coconut.

Taste

A bold, exciting, and supremely versatile wine with ripe fruit flavors and a creamy finish.

Wine Ratings

88

Wine Spectator

92

Wine Enthusiast

90

Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate