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Raats Family Original Chenin Blanc Unwooded
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Raats Family Original Chenin Blanc Unwooded 2014

Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South AfricaThis Stelly chenin is sourced from vines averaging 35 years, growing on decomposed granite and sandstone, and incorporating both bush vines and dry farmed fruit. Six months on lees in stainless preserves the bright, crisp fruit. Tight and streamlined, with melon, lemon, honeyed green fig, bedded with river stones, finishing snappy and bright. A clean, crisp view of chenin, still shining bright under screw cap.Tasted: 14 September 2019Tasted by: Prices: BC 28.00 private wine shops Producer: Raats Family WinesDistributors: Marram Fine Wines Ltd.
Grape: Chenin BlancUPC: 6009800497014