Percheron Chenin Blanc Viognier, WO Coastal Region - Boutinot
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Percheron Chenin Blanc Viognier, WO Coastal Region 2023

SAB215V2

Boutinot South Africa

Plenty of joy in this delightful blend of old vine Chenin and young Viognier.

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Production

This wine is made of 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Viognier. Grapes are grown on 30+ year old trellised Chenin and 15 year old Viognier in the Coastal region, mainly from Swartland vineyards. The climate is perfect for viticulture with the low rainfall summer months, tempered by cool afternoons and the cold winters allowing the vines to rest and to build up the reserves. Part of the Chenin Blanc is wild yeast fermented and kept on the yeast lees for as long as possible in order to achieve a rounded palate with good fruit concentration.

Tasting notes

Vibrant and aromatic with subtle perfumed aromas, white peach and hints of jasmine on the nose. On the palate it has tight, white, fleshy, stonefruit and fresh citrus flavours balanced by bright and lively acidity. A crisp, incisive finish with a touch of minerality helps deliver a delicious, flavoursome and characterful wine.

Food match

Grilled prawns with plenty of garlic and chilli, whole lemon sole fried in butter and also delicate freshwater fish dishes.

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