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Not bad but no wolf

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Brand NameThe Wolftrap
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Wine NameViognier Chenin Blanc Grenache Blanc
Vintage (Year)2012
AVACape of Good Hope
BottlerBoekenhoutskloof Franschhoek
CountrySouth Africa
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeChenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Viognier
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
2
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
3
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

46% Viognier, 28% Chenin Blanc and 26% Grenache Blanc, this wine is matured in French Oak and with that has a slightly different finish on it.  Very nice on the tongue like a slightly weighted silk, I get a combination of herbacity with petrol on the backend.  This might be great for some folks, but I think it should be served with seafood which will be a perfect counter to it's heft.

 

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