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2018 Gabrielskloof Chenin Blanc Elodie Paardeberg

Chenin Blanc

  • South Africa
  • Coastal Region
  • Swartland
Drink between 2018 - 2026 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • MS86 Likes this wine: 90 points

    July 8, 2022 - Attractive, honeyed South African Chenin Blanc, though not as complex or textural as the best (especially given the price of this wine). Straw in the glass.

    Full aromas of smoked honey, wax, grass and grilled pineapple.

    Palate is full with robust acidity, warm alcohol and excellent length.

    Palate adds spicy ginger, orange blossom and mineral stone. Almost sweet at times.

    Can be enjoyed now or over the next five years.

  • Duncan H Likes this wine: 91 points

    June 9, 2021 - Very good indeed! And in Mrs H's view outshone a Cartology Bushvines 2015 tasted earlier in the week.

  • Wuhan Joe wrote: 88 points

    April 4, 2021 - Pale straw colour. Nose of moss initially, like a damp cellar. After a few minutes of air, nose held hints of citrus and apricots. Fresh mineral taste with notes of apple and lime. Nicely balanced and good length. A nice refreshing wine.

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  • vinhonotte Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 10, 2020 - South Africa Masterclass with Gabrielskloof and Spioenkop (Zoom): Pale lemon with a slight greenish tinge, and star bright. Aromas that seem stony and mineral, with some salad leaves and underripe melon. Acidic, and a good fruity intensity, of quince and apricot, as well as orange blossoms, and a smoky minerality towards the back. A very long fruited finish. Great wine!

  • andrewstevenson.com wrote: 93 points

    September 11, 2019 - Very concentrated nose, with almost a hint of reduction.
    Very attractive palate. Very rich, almost caramelly lemon characters.
    Really delicious.
    Utterly integrated. (How can such a young wine feel quite so integrated?)
    Immense length.

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  • By Neal Martin
    Finding Cool Sunshine: South Africa (Apr 2021), 4/1/2021 (link)

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  • By Tina Gellie
    Weekday Wines March 2021, 10/1/2020 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2018
  • Type White
  • Producer Gabrielskloof
  • Varietal Chenin Blanc
  • Designation Elodie
  • Vineyard Paardeberg
  • Country South Africa
  • Region Coastal Region
  • SubRegion Swartland
  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Code 6009800873450

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 42 (64%)
  • Consumed 24 (36%)

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