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Sadie Family Mev. Kirsten 2015 750ml

size
750ml
country
South Africa
appellation
Stellenbosch
VM
95
WA
93
Additional vintages
VM
95
Rated 95 by Vinous Media
Bright medium yellow; looks thick! Ripe, pristine aromas of apple, pear, lemon drop, dusty brown spices and minerals. Plush, broad and full in the mouth but with no edges or impression of weightiness to the lemon drop and saline flavors. Boasts superb creamy depth with mineral firmness. Utterly suave, seamless finishing flavors go on and on. This will evolve slowly in bottle and gain in complexity. More about soil than fruit but wonderfully tactile, silky and alive. And plush on the back end, without any phenolic edginess. I'd love to come back to this in five or six years. My sample remained fresh in the recorked bottle for days. (Vinous) ... More details
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Sadie Family Mev. Kirsten 2015 750ml

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Varietal: Chenin Blanc

Originating in France yet now grown in many parts of the New World, Chenin Blanc is one of the most versatile and highly regarded white wine grape varietals on earth. These green skinned grapes hold a relatively high acid content, and as such can be used for making still white wines of exceptional quality, as well as superb sparkling wines (such as the Crémant wines of the Loire Valley) and extremely aromatic dessert wines. Their natural transparency means that they are a fine grape for expressing their terroir in the bottle, and winemakers often experiment with this varietal to coax unusual and intense flavors from the grapes, such as allowing the development of noble rot on the fruit in order to make sweet and viscous wines of a unique character.
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Region: Coastal Region

Coastal South Africa has long been recognized as a vitally important global wine region, and was probably the first 'New World' country to produce wines of an exceptionally high quality. Indeed, in the late 18th century, wines from in and around Cape Town were regarded as amongst the best wines on earth, and were adored for their exoticism and big, fruity flavors Today, the South African wine industry is booming, and wineries are appearing each year along the sun drenched and windy oceanic coastline. Many grape varietals are now grown in the region, however, Chenin Blanc remains the country's flagship varietal, with over eighteen percent of vineyards in the country used for this particular grape, closely followed by Cabernet Sauvignon and Colombard.
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Country: South Africa

Perhaps the most famous and well respected of all the wine regions in South Africa is that of Constantia, which holds many of the oldest and most traditional wineries in the country. Here, the temperate climate receives the Atlantic winds which cool the vineyards, and the fertile soil allows the grapes to grow to full ripeness, resulting in highly flavorful wines which are enjoyed around the world. Whilst Sauvignon Blanc varietals make up the most widely exported wines of this region, the rest of the country produces a huge and impressive range of wines, made up from varietals native to many different European countries. From excellent Champagne style sparkling wines, to aromatic fortified examples, fruity reds and refreshing whites, South Africa continues to impress and surprise, with modern techniques and technologies leading the way and producing exceptional results.