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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc 2006
Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc 2006
(search item no. 90889)
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $13.79

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2007!

Pale yellow in color with a hint of green. On the nose, tinned pineapples, guavas, litchi, lemon and lime aromas are abundant. A clean, lively wine with nuances of nutmeg and cloves. Well-balanced and elegant, but with weight and a powerful follow-through on the palate. Stylistically off-dry and lightly oaked, this is an excellent food wine.

Partner with shellfish; grilled tuna; grilled sardines; lemon and herb roast chicken; vegetable stews; Bobotie – South African/Malay dish of baked savory mince served with saffron rice; and biltong.

"Superfresh and racy, with a great underlying minerality driving the chamomile, white peach and honeysuckle flavors, followed by a long, bright finish. Really delicious."
Wine Spectator
90 Points

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About Mulderbosch:

Widely recognized as one of South Africa's most iconic producers, Mulderbosch is well-known for its Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Rose and its Bordeaux blend - The Faithful Hound - and is located east of Cape Town in the Stellenbosch Hills. Stellenboxch has a Mediterranean climate that is largely impacted by the confluence of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, with long, warm summers and cool windy afternoons. Recently acquired by Charles Banks, an American, Mulderbosch has entered an exciting new era of quality. A newly-assembled team promises to re-introduce wine lovers to the many charms of this approachable, easy-drinking, collection of affordable, fun wines. South Africa provokes an unbelieveable platform for making some of the best white wine values in the world.