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Saurwein Chi Riesling 2018

 
Country: South africa
Region: Elgin
Type: White
Producer: Saurwein
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2018

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'The aromas are hints of citrus, floral, fynbos, rose geranium, apple blossom and white stone fruit. On the palate it is zesty and fruity followed by flavours of citrus peel and lemon sherbet. Will go perfectly with salads, cheeses or Asian-style dishes with a bit of spice and/or a bit of sweetness.' – Jessica Saurwein, Winemaker


Press Note:

'I have a battery of recommendations for you, but rather than trotting out a shopping list I have narrowed down my selection to just two wines from one winemaker. Jessica Saurwein’s creations summed up the mood at this ground-breaking event and my featured ’18 Chi Riesling (and the ’19 sample which I also tasted and which will follow on soon) is a veritable citrus lightning strike on your senses. With as much freshness as elite Aussie Eden Valley wine and with an even more slender chassis, this is the most invigorating dry riesling I have tasted from the Cape. Balancing this balletic wine is 2018 Nom Pinot Noir (£45, Swig), one of the most refined and floral pinots I have tasted from South Africa. Nom stands for nombulelo, an expression of gratitude in Xhosa, and also Nomkhubulwane, a forgotten African goddess of agriculture. This wine comes from the Kaaimansgat Vineyard in Elandskloof and Jessica captures the drama and poise of this celestial red grape.' Matthew Jukes, Money Week

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