Written By Treve Ring Libations / White Wine Jun 14, 2010 The Winery of Good Hope Chenin Blanc 2009 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest$14-17 www.thewineryofgoodhope.comIt’s not just World Cup. It seems it might actually be – summer! Just like world cup, summer’s arrival has been anxiously awaited. So move the TV to the patio, because this South African white pairs well with sunshine.Let me start off by saying – this Chenin Blanc (a.k.a Steen in S. Afr.) is an everyday steal, even on our BC market. Old bush vines, mineral rich granite slopes, ocean cooled, hand-picked, free-run juice, stainless steel ferment, 6 months en sur lie… Ok, ok – enough geeking out – how does it taste? Fresh, bright and crisp, with honeysuckle, juicy pear, grapefruit sorbet, and crystalline minerality throughout. Bright acid and a creamy, leesy mouthfeel take you through to a dry citrus finish. All this – for $14?! GOAL!This is the entry level range for The Winery of Good Hope – an impressive thought. If they take this much care with step one, it makes you want to keep climbing that staircase.Rating: (click here to see what our wine ratings mean)Chenin BlancSouth AfricaWhite WineWine Reviews SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Treve Ring Treve Ring is a wine writer, editor, judge, consultant and certified sommelier, and has been with EAT Magazine for over a decade.\r\n\r\nIn addition to her work with EAT, she is a Wine Critic and National Judge for ... Read More You may also like Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Up-island May 2019 Living on Vancouver Island is like living in paradise; however, I think Mother Nature is possibly going to test our resilience this season with ... Read More Comments are closed.