An overlooked noble white grape, chenin blanc is capable of a wide variety of styles and flavor profiles. Hugh looks at three.
Price key: $ = less than $20 $$ = $20-40 $$$ = $40-60 $$$$ = above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine **** = elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Chateau De Montfort Vouvray Demi Sec '19 *** $ WINE VALUE OF THE WEEK
An off-dry white, with a full palate, dry with bright acid, forward fruit.
False Bay Chenin Blanc, South Africa '19 ** $ VALUE
Wild fermentation, crisp, dry, with notes of peach and lemon.
Domain a Deux, Touraine **1/2 $ VALUE
An elegant, dry chenin, with mineral and honey notes, sleek.
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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