What We’re Drinking: Charlotte & Kleine Zalze Bush Vines Chenin Blanc





For the past couple of weeks I have been tucking into the rather deliciously fresh Kleine Zalze Bush Vines Chenin Blanc 2010/11, Stellenbosch from South Africa. 
 
Chenin Blanc is one the most widely grown white grape varietals in South Africa where it produces a range of styles from light and crisp to rich and savoury. Originating from the Loire Valley in France, it is a versatile grape that really produces some great results in the Cape.

This example is a great glass of white for £6.99 with fresh, zesty lemon fruitiness and a really long finish. It’s just a really good glass of white for Spring – even if the weather has turned a bit colder – and one that I love to enjoy with some grilled fresh fish like cod fillet or swordfish with a touch of garlic, olive oil and parsley.

To see what the other members of CellarVie Wines chose for the ‘What we’re drinking’ section and why, click on links below.

Ben - Flagstone Longitude
Simon - Rare Vineyards Marsanne-Viognier
Eliott - Veramonte Pinot Noir
Jon - ‘Piluna’ Primitivo
Sophie - Bourgogne Blanc 'Clos de Loyse' 2009
Eliott - Touraine Sauvignon Domaine Trotignon
Charlotte - 1847 Oloroso Dulce Sherry
Simon - Errázuriz Single Vineyard Carmenère 2009
Jon - Chardonnay Grand Cru 2008, Tenuta Rapitalà
Christopher - Brookfield Reserve Chardonnay-Viognier 2009
 
 

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