Carinus, Polkadraai Chenin Blanc 750ml 2018

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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CarinusPolkadraaiCheninBlanc201827022020
R270
Polkadraai Chenin Blanc is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

95
CE

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Tasting notes:
'The Polkadraai Chenin Blanc 2018 from Carinus Family Vineyards as made by Chris Alheit has appeared on the market without any fanfare. With top growers and a top winemaker behind it, the wine is not surprisingly pretty damn good. A wonderfully complex nose with notes of honeysuckle, white and yellow fruit and, if you look hard enough, a little reduction that only adds interest. The palate has a weightless intensity about it – extraordinary fruit concentration to go with punchy acidity before a pithy, slightly bitter finish. Layered and long, this is super stuff.' – Christian Eedes, WineMag.co.za, 95/100

About Carinus Family Vineyards:
Carinus is a collaboration between distantly-related Danie and Hugo Carinus, with acclaimed Lukas van Loggerenberg as their winemaker. Danie and Hugo grow their grapes in Devon Valley, Polkadraai and the Swartland and supply some of the leading wine producers with grapes.
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country South Africa
Rating CE 95
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Price R270.00
Producer Carinus
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Chenin Blanc
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