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Colour: White
Producer: Rall Wines
Region: South Africa
Appellation: Western Cape
Grape Variety: Grenache

Grenache Blanc, 2021

7 cases, 3 bottles
£16.67 per bottle

Tasting Note:

From a single vineyard in the Piekenierskloof averaging 20 years old at 600-650m elevation. Donovan laments that “we don’t have old Grenache Blanc in South Africa. The oldest Grenache Blanc I knew of was 42 years old, but it was pulled out before I could get my hands on it.” Bottled early at the same time as the Cinsault and Cinsault Blanc after around six months. The most saline Grenache Blanc we’ve tasted from Rall, the ’21 offers up crisp apples, lemon and just a touch of jasmine – a really fine-boned style of Grenache Blanc, raised entirely in concrete eggs.

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