David & Nadia Wines

Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc David  Nadia Sadie
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Sourced from dry land farmed bush vines, ranging from 1968 till 1985 based on granite from the Paardeberg, blended with shale/schist from the east, clay from the north and iron from the western parts of the Swartland
  • The wine is made from 8 vineyards, 18 pickings, different soils, different aspects, different vineyard ages, farmed by different people and different farmers
  • Whole bunch pressed and naturally fermented
  • Matured for 11 months in old neutral French oak barrels. Two components were fermented and matured in concrete (18% total) – one in a square concrete tank and the other in a concrete egg
  • Minimal sulfur added at bottling
  • The wine has a Certified Heritage Vineyards (CHV) seal and forms part of the Old Vine Project (OVP)
 

Info

Vintage:
2021
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Swartland
Appellation:
Swartland
Variety:
Chenin Blanc
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-DNS-01-21 12/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
94
Date
2022-12-30
Spectator
Score
90
Date
2023-06-02
James Suckling
Score
93
Date
2022-11-08
Vinous Media
Score
92
Date
2022-09-29
Decanter
Score
90
Date
2023-03-07
Jancis Robinson
Score
17
Date
2022-07-03

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