2018 Gabriëlskloof Landscape Series "Elodie", Western Cape, South Africa, 750ml
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2018 Gabriëlskloof Landscape Series "Elodie", Western Cape, South Africa, 750ml

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  • 100% bush-vine Chenin Blanc.
  • From separate dry-farmed, low-yielding plots: Contermanskloof vineyard in Durbanville, and Nuwedam vineyard (planted 1974), Nuweland vineyard (planted 1978) and Uitvlug vineyard (planted1982) all in Swartland.
  • Whole-bunch pressed juice was transferred to 400 and 500L old French oak barrels for wild fermentation and ageing before bottling.
  • 4070 bottles made.
  • "The 2018 Elodie, which comes from dry-farmed Chenin Blanc, has a light bouquet of Conference pear, sea spray and damp earthy scents. The palate is well balanced with good body and grip. It has a seductive, almost viscous texture, a rich Chenin Blanc, yet with sufficient acidity to retain freshness. Dried honey, grapefruit and dried orange peel furnish a finish of decent length. Fine."
    89/100 Neal Martin - Vinous