THE SADIE FAMILY MEV. KIRSTEN CHENIN BLANC 2018
LE PLUS VIEUX VIGNOBLE DE CHENIN BLANC D'AFRIQUE DU SUD
Initially, the nose of the 2018 Old Vine Series Mev Kirsten started off shy but after getting the wineglass spinning, it awoke with a white powdery minerality, citrus focal point, centered around dusty white flowers. On the palate, the wine expands and unfolds with the complexity of a Rubik's cube, continually spinning between blanched almond skin, pressed citrus peel, bee pollen and with a fine powdery minerality that lingers through the finish. Medium to full-bodied, the complexity of this wine is evident with its long finish and bright acidity that is softly bitter and makes me crave fresh shellfish on the beach. The structure, complexity and focus will allow this wine to age for decades. Impressive!
ROBERT PARKER. THE WINE SPECTATOR. 92/100