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Cape Weaver Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2010

The Riebeek winery was established in 1941 in the beautiful Riebeek Valley. Cellarmaster Zakkie Bester – a real character and a spontaneous personality – ensures fastidious quality control in every aspect of winemaking.For this wine, the grapes came from free-standing (or ‘bush’ ) vines at the foothills of the Porseleinberg mountain. Taking inspiration from the modern whites of the Loire, Muscadet in particular, Zakkie carried out regular stirring of lees – the natural yeast sediment that occurs during fermentation. This process adds a gorgeous complexity to the Chenin’s bright citrus flavours. Being very fresh and lively, too, Cape Weaver is well suited to aromatic Thai stir-fries, crab and chilli pasta or Summery seafood salads.