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Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2017 Wine Review

Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2017

Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2017

Paarl W.O., South Africa

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Organic wine


Winery: Avondale

Agent: Rare Earth Wines

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A medium-bodied white blend of mostly Chenin Blanc with splashes of Roussanne, Viognier and Semillon. The wine was wild-yeast fermented between 18 and 24 degrees Celsius with a portion fermented in previous use, large oak barrels. Fragrant and juicy with ripe orchard fruit, peach, apple, melon, beeswax and grassy notes on the palate. Delish with roast chicken.

Food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pork tenderloin, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce.

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This Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2017 was reviewed on December 24, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Paarl wine region, Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2017 is a medium-bodied white blend of organically-grown Chenin Blanc with some Roussanne, Viognier and Semillon. Look for beeswax, lime zest, melon, grapefruit, tropical and stone fruit notes on the palate. Winery owner, Johnathan Grieve employs a “posse” of ducks that patrol the vineyard looking with a taste for snails which eat the grapevines. The ducks are an eco-friendly alternative to harmful chemical poisons to kill pests and act as the guardians of the vines on Avondale. - Community Wine Reviews

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