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Land of Hope – Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015

4-Star Chenin from bush vines on the ocean-facing slopes of the Helderberg.

Availability: Out of stock
Style: White
Varietal: Chenin Blanc
Country: South Africa | Stellenbosch
750ml ABV. 13.4%

Rooted in wonderful granite soils, this Chenin Blanc is made from predominantly old bush vines on the ocean-facing slopes of the Helderberg in Stellenbosch. Picked and sorted by hand, the free run juice was fermented then matured on the lees in small Burgundian barrels for 8 months (only 20% new). Chenin Blanc is South Africa’s most versatile premium white grape, with unique quality found in this site. In essence this Chenin Blanc has immense personality and flavour and will mature for a further 3 years.

An award-Judges favourite like the Land of Hope Reserve demands a tasty dish to go with it, and this recipe created by Craig Cormack is perfect! It’s easy to prepare, but looks fantastic with the grilled carrots, dauphine potatoes and micro greens. We love: The acidity of the Chenin really balances the strong parmesan flavours of the chicken, with the wine and food coming together in a perfectly balanced symphony of flavours. Alternative Pairings: This recipe was created whilst sipping on the Land of Hope Reserve, however why not try pairing it with Radford Dale “Rennaisance”   Chicken Ingredients: 4 x Chicken breasts, boneless 250g Grated parmesan cheese 170g Breadcrumbs 30g White flour, sifted 12g Oregano, fresh and finely chopped 12g Parsley, fresh and coarsely chopped 2 x Eggs, beaten 4 x Carrots, large, cut in ½ lengthwise Micro Herbs for dressing   Dauphine Ingredients: 50g Butter 125ml Water 65g... Get the recipe here
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