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David Finlayson Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2018 Old Vine Single Vineyard

David Finlayson Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2018 Old Vine Single Vineyard
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David Finlayson Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2018 Old Vine Single Vineyard
This is a combination of grapes from the second oldest vineyard of Chenin Blanc in South Africa, planted in 1947, and another 56 year old bushvine vineyard. The wine was made with the absolute minimum intervention and to allow the old vines to express the
Technical Analysis
alc 13.47
rs 4.6
pH 3.36
ta 5.9
Description
Accolades

Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2017
-6 points:  Neal Martin August 29, 2018 - Vinous

Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2016
-94 points:  Tim Atkin SA report

Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2015
-Platter Guide 2017:  5 Star Platter
-89 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2014
-93 points:  Tim Atkin SA report
-Platter Guide 2015:  4½ Star Platter

Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2013
-Platter Guide 2015:  4½ Star Platter
-88 points:  eRobert Parker
-90 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
Cellar

All grapes were hand picked from two vineyards of bushvines planted in 1947 and 1961, pressed whole bunch and then fermented with natural yeast in older French oak barrels.  Sulphured after primary fermentation to prevent MLF, followed by 11 months maturation on the lees.

Variety Chenin Blanc
Vineyard

Sandy, loam topsoil to granitic gravel subsoils

Winemaker David Finlayson
Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Mineral
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Camino Africana
R230.00
R230.00 per bottle
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