Grande Provence Viognier & Chenin Blanc
Platter 4 Stars
Grande Provence Viognier & Chenin Blanc 2016 is a delicious easy drinking wine ideal for a light lunch or to enjoy on a sunny day.
"Our Chenin Blanc is harvested from 30 year old vineyards in the Franschhoek area. Grapes were picked early morning during February and displayed concentrated fruity flavors. The Viognier, from the same area was harvested early March after a slower ripening period and at a slightly higher balling, to ensure that these delicate grapes keep their unique flavor during the winemaking process.
This unwooded, white wine has an elegant nose of peach, flowers and perfume. The palate displays layers of fruit flavors including dried apricot, apple and ripe pear. A well balanced blend where the tropical aromas of Chenin Blanc and the floral notes of Viognier come together to create a fantastic tasting experience."
I found it very fresh, delicate and aromatic with some citrus undertones. Acidity is kept in check and it's not too dry on the finish making it a very easy drinking pleasant wine suited to almost any occassion whether enjoying with food or just to sip on a sunny afternoon. Not too strong at 12% either.
|Location||Franschoek, South Africa|
|Winery status||Privately owned winery|
|Grapes||Chenin Blanc & Viognier|
|Product awards||Platter 4 Stars|
|Style||Fruity, easy drinking|
|Sulphite level||Medium Low|