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Quinta Essentia Chenin Blanc

9.211 ratings
9.43 pro ratings
Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Chenin Blanc
Turkey, Vanilla & Caramel, Fruit & Berries, Exotic Spices, Salads & Greens, Pate, Potato, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Fruit Desserts, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pungent Cheese, Squash & Root Vegetables, Goat & Feta Cheese, Cheddar & Gruyere, Sweet Potato, Yuca, Taro, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Nuts & Seeds, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Shellfish, Sweet Potato
Top Notes For
Timothy Eustis

Wine Director Stagecoach Tavern

9.3

Crazy good

Crazy good

Jun 20th, 2018
Nick Davis

Watch out white Burgundy­čś▒Big, popcorn, fruit, boom.

Watch out white Burgundy­čś▒Big, popcorn, fruit, boom.

1 person found it helpfulSep 7th, 2016
Benjamin Silver

Had in Hawaii at Roy's. Great value Chenin.

Had in Hawaii at Roy's. Great value Chenin.

Dec 3rd, 2017
Julia Taylor

Not a big nose, but smooth and layered. Pear, wood, mild apple. Long, rounded finish.

Not a big nose, but smooth and layered. Pear, wood, mild apple. Long, rounded finish.

Jan 6th, 2017
Cameron Etezadi

Stunning first vintage of this South African Chenin blanc. Amazing straw hue coupled with a nose of minerals and apples. High acidity body balances against good fruit and lush mouthfeel.

Stunning first vintage of this South African Chenin blanc. Amazing straw hue coupled with a nose of minerals and apples. High acidity body balances against good fruit and lush mouthfeel.

Sep 11th, 2016
Charles Gibbs

Charles had this a year ago

Charles had this a year ago

Apr 7th, 2018
Jay Zimmerman

Jay had this 9 months ago

Jay had this 9 months ago

Jun 19th, 2018
Sara Kabakoff

Sara had this 10 months ago

Sara had this 10 months ago

May 10th, 2018
Jathan McLaughlin

Jathan had this 2 years ago

Jathan had this 2 years ago

Jul 14th, 2017
Wendy Haas

Wendy had this 2 years ago

Wendy had this 2 years ago

Feb 19th, 2017