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Man Free-Run Steen Chenin Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Man Free-Run Steen Chenin Blanc 2017

Man Free-Run Steen Chenin Blanc 2017

Coastal Region W.O., South Africa

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Man

Agent: Von Terra Enterprises Ltd.

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Vibrant South African white wine made from the country's aromatic and iconic Chenin Blanc grape, called Steen in the country. It's made from the winery's first, most flavourful and delicate free-run juice. This wine has lime energy and lift. Some green apple through the mid-palate with some white melon on a long finish. Amazing for the price point! Pair with fresh seafood. MINE: Man Vintners was founded in 2001 among three friends and their wives. To keep the peace, so the back label says, they named it for the first names of their wives: Marie, Anette and Nicky. Chenin Blanc thrives in the warm climate where these vines are planted. They only use free-run juice so no juice from pressing the grapes for the freshest, most pure flavours and delicacy in this wine. OTHER: Mary Anne van Gaal rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review: This fresh, zesty Chenin Blanc is a great value. Notes of tropical fruit and honey are followed by lively lime and herbal flavours with well balanced acidity and minerality. This would be great paired with sushi. OTHER: Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: A great example of this varietal , made using only free-run juice(no pressing of grapes). Bright pear and apple aromas with clean tree fruit and tropical fruit flavours and great acidity. Super with chicken salad. When you're looking for a fresh, fruity white wine, this offers great value. Tasted Jan. 2017. OTHER: 100% Chenin Blanc. Baked pear and mango aromas, lovely honeyed apricot and nectarine palate. Score - 88 (Decanter World Wine Awards, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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