Chenin Blanc Res 2015
John Kosovich in the Swan Valley is known for it's reserve bottled aged Chenin Blanc.
The 2015 vintage has won several awards and sits in a class of it's own for a Chenin.
It was recently rated a whopping 97 points by Wine Companion!
Glowing flouro in colour, the wine opens up with citrus, fresh apple, lime, toasty and complex aromatics. The wine shows amazing concentration of flavor, texture, vibrant acidity and a full soft finish. The acid structure gives the wine a lift through the whole spectrum that gives it a beautiful crunchy feel. Make sure you leave this out of the fridge for 15 mins prior to drinking, it's best when the chill comes slightly off.
– 2020 Swan Valley Wine Show: Best Chenin Blanc and Best Swan Valley Table Wine.
Halliday Wine Companion rating system
Released as a 6yo wine. Hand picked in 2 batches 5 days apart, cool ferment for 17 days, racked and left on fine lees for 4 months. Light fining and filtration prior to bottling with minimal sulphur. Toasty and complex, with cheesecloth, savoury preserved lemon, toasted/crushed nuts, apricot, sheepy lanolin and jasmine tea. This is an ever-evolving wine of depth and intensity. I can write long after the wine has been swallowed. For minutes it seems …