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Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2018 Wine Review

Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2018

Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2018

Paarl W.O., South Africa

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Bellingham

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Bellingham's Homestead Series The Old Orchards is a dry, full-bodied Chenin Blanc produced from 25-year-old Paarl bush vines. Vibrant and delicious with ripe red apple, Canary melon and citrus zest flavours on the palate. Delicious now, but can easily hold for another three years. Pair with crab cakes.

Chenin Blanc food pairings: steamed shrimp, grilled shellfish, potato and saffron cakes.

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This Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2018 was reviewed on February 26, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Trent Mayers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

In South Africa, Chenin Blanc is known as “Steen”. It's quite aromatic and verges on full bodied with apricot, lemon, waxiness, and vanilla that peaks out from behind the fruit. Same true on the palate with some herb and a longish finish. Good Chenin at a good price point. I’d try this with shrimp or other rich seafood. 3.5+ stars out of 5.
From the Paarl wine region, Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards 2018 Chenin Blanc is produced from old vines CB. Full-bodied, rich and mouth-filling with bright apple, pear, ripe melon, beeswax and soft citrus flavours on the palate and delicious! Pair with wild salmon Wellington. - Community Wine Reviews

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