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Mont Destin Chenin Blanc 2010

Chenin Blanc is South Africa’s signature white – loved for its delightful honeyed lemon and apple character. This 2010 is from Ernest and Samantha Burgin, who founded their own small winery in Stellenbosch, one of the finest wine regions of the Cape. The site is overlooked by Table Mountain so they named it Mont Destin or ‘Mountain of Destiny’. Quirky yet quality obsessed, they welcome visitors, and even offer an ‘open air wine bath’ among the vines as an unusual guest experience.The grapes for this white were hand picked then cool fermented to capture all their delicate aromatics. Six months’ ageing on its fine lees has given a nutty complexity to the wine’s crisp fruit. Enjoy with creamy sauced white meats or panfried belly pork.