Alheit Vineyards Huilkrans Chenin Blanc


Description Huilkrans is a single origin Chenin Blanc wine.  It has gained a very strong following amongst Chenin lovers and is considered by critics to be approximately equal to Magnetic North in quality
Nose Open nose of orange skin and custard apple, soft spice and rooibos
Palate The palate is already showing some of its potential, beautiful and full, hemmed in by earthy/rusty minerality plus acid that kicks like a giraffe who touched the electric fence
Region Citrusdal Mountain
Cultivars 100% Chenin Blanc (Bushvines)
Pairing Shell Fish, Spicy Food, Lean Fish, Mild and soft cheese
Alcohol 13.88%
Other The Visser family chose the name Huilkrans, the name of a cliff on the farm that weeps when it rains. Since the untimely passing of their son Kallie in 2017, the name now has an unintended double meaning. Even so, they’ve elected to keep it unchanged. The label pays homage to Kallie.

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