Mineralium Chenin Blanc

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This Chenin Blanc is a wonderful, lipsmacking wine, taut and fresh with a super fruit intensity.
Type:
Vintage:
2021
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genres:
ABV:
11.5%
Producer:
Country:
France
Area:
Body:
Soft, fruity and aromatic
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Screw cap
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Tasting Notes

Bright and pale yellow in the glass. The nose displays hints of green apple skin, citrus fruit and fresh cut grass. This bone-dry white shows terrific balance, with refreshing acidity and minerality. The limestone mouthfeel is supplemented by juicy grapefruit aromas on the finish.

Food Matches

Enjoy on its own or with your favourite food: fresh oysters, Pan-Asian fish, fried chicken and vegetable curry.

Press Comments

Wine Merchant Top 100, 2022. Brian Elliot, Midweek Wines, June 2021: "It is easy to think of Chenin Blanc as mainly a Loire or South African grape variety but, as this version testifies, it also prospers in Languedoc. Cooler parts of that region produce textured, largely dry white wines with acidic zing like this. Fresh but nicely textured, it provides ripe melon, apple and white peach flavours coupled here with grapefruit verve, ginger elements and just a hint of sweetness"

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