Grapes for our 2019 QUARTZ Chenin were from a single parcel of sustainably farmed 38 years old vines planted in a quartz kloof on the Kasteelberg. This parcel of Chenin gives This parcel of Chenin gives the best expression of the quartz terroir on the Kasteelberg – fresh minerality.
This wine is lemon-straw in colour, with a mineral character on the nose and hints of oatmeal, ripe citrus and spice. There are notes of white peach, oatmeal and almonds on the creamy palate which finishes with a fresh, lemon-pithiness. Best served at about 12 °C, this wine will show optimally if decanted when drunk within the first 3 years after bottling. Ageing potential 10-20 years.
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In addition, Andrea was named Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 International Winemaker of the Year and in 2016 Chris & Andrea were Tim Atkin’s South African Winemakers of the Year.