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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

David & Nadia

Region:

South Africa

Appellation:

Swartland

Grape Type:

Chenin Blanc

Hoe-Steen, Chenin Blanc, 2018

6x75cl £240.00

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Clay and iron soils. The deepest that they work with. A 2 hectare vineyard planted in 1968, west of Malmesbury towards Darling. Full bodied, richly textured yet succulent with a core of apple, dried herbs and honeysuckle. A wine of breadth and texture, but with poise and focus too – long, energetic, it creeps up on you and keeps going. Nothing overblown, just true to the soil and concentration of the vineyard.

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