Raats Original Chenin Blanc, Organic, Western Cape 2019
|Producer||Raats Family Wines|
|Wine Type||White Wine|
|Body / Style||Crisp & Dry, Aromatic, Full-Bodied White|
|Grape Blend||100% Chenin Blanc|
|Bottle Size (ml)||750|
|Special Features||Organic, Vegan|
|Extra Info||Fresh, versatile, satisfying|
|Food Pairing Guide||An easy to pair wine, especially recommended with curry or similar spicy dishes as well as sushi and oysters.|
Raats Original Chenin Blanc is an un-wooded, organic that's very clean and satisfying indeed. Made with hand-picked Chenin Blanc grapes, this is a versatile wine with juicy apple and pineapple flavours, alongside refreshing lime zest aromas. Fruity and fresh with a long, satisfying finish. A top-notch example of one of South Africa's greatest grape varieties.
Bruwer Raats is a gentle giant of a man and his reputation is starting to match his stature. His mastery of chenin blanc and cabernet franc is bringing him praise from around the world as "the most exciting and forward thinking winemaker" in Stellenbosch.
As part of the new wave of South African winemakers, Bruwer crafts soil specific wines that embody the unique characteristics of the region. With hand harvesting, whole bunch pressing and using natural fermentation without fining or filtering it helps him create wines that are world class.