Bellingham The Bernard Series Chenin Blanc 75C

£ 11.00
£11.00/75cl
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  • Suitable for vegetarians

Product Description

  • Old Vine Chenin Blanc - White South African Wine
  • The gnarled bark and weathered stems of these old bush vines are a statement to the age old saying "good things come to those who wait."
  • From the 40-year old vines, through the 12 month maturation, to your hands, it truly is Time that has been the master craftsman of this wine.
  • Our founder, Bernard Podlashuk, is celebrated for his daring vision, adventurous approach and creative risks that helped shape the course of South African wine. His tenacity and innovative flair inspired this Chenin Blanc, a thoroughly contemporary, elaborately intricate wine with a compelling individualistic character that reflects the tremendous history of some of the oldest bush vines in the Cape. Handpicked and naturally fermented to preserve the opulent tropical fruit flavours with hints of honey and oak spice on the finish.
  • Wine of Coastal Region, South Africa
  • Pack size: 750ml

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • This wine is distinctively bold and lavishly perfumed with layers of tropical fruit, peaches and cream with seamlessly integrated vanilla oak spice.

Region of Origin

Coastal Region

Wine Colour

White

Alcohol Units

10.1

ABV

14% vol

Current Vintage

2017

Producer

Bellingham

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Richard Duckitt

Country

South Africa

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Grape Variety

Chenin Blanc

Vinification Details

  • Produced from 100% Chenin Blanc, the grapes are hand harvested and fermented at 16ºC in stainless steel. The wine is then matured in French oak barrels for 9 months.

History

  • To his friends and family he was 'Pod', but to the Cape Winelands he was Bernard Podlashuk, the maverick winemaker. Never quite satisfied to be just ordinary, he is recognised for his daring vision, sheer audacity and unabated drive that helped place South African wine on the map. The legend of Bernard's tenacity and innovative flair lives on through The Bernard Series, Bellingham's premium range of extraordinary wines.

Regional Information

  • 100% Chenin Blanc from old, bush vines on free draining mountain top vineyards in the Agter-Paarl, Durbanville and the Bottelary Hills areas of the Cape Winelands. Tended by hand the vines grow in weathered granite soils and produce low yields of high quality fruit.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 5 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Country of Origin

South Africa

Name and address

  • Produced and bottled by:
  • DGB (PTY) Ltd,
  • Lady Loch Road,
  • Wellington 7655,
  • South Africa.

Importer address

  • DGB Europe Ltd,
  • 99 Park Drive,
  • Milton Park,
  • Abingdon,
  • OX14 4RY,
  • UK.

Return to

  • DGB Europe Ltd,
  • 99 Park Drive,
  • Milton Park,
  • Abingdon,
  • OX14 4RY,
  • UK.
  • www.thebernardseries.com

Lower age limit

Statutory Years : 18

Safety warning

Drinking during pregnancy can be harmful to your unborn baby UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed 14 units per week

Net Contents

750 Millilitres ℮

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