2016 Cartology Bush Vines, Chris Alheit, Western Cape

Critic score
95/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    South Africa
  • Grape
    Chenin Blanc
    Semillon
  • Maturity
    Ready 2018 - 2028
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    13.5%
2016 Cartology Bush Vines, Chris Alheit, Western Cape

TASTING NOTES

On account of the heat wave, 2016 produced the smallest amount of Cartology (69 barrels) since 2013. Early picked for freshness, it’s a spicy, complex, naturally fermented blend of Chenin with 11% Semillon, showing stony minerality and notes of aniseed, beeswax and citrus peel.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (October 2017)
95/100

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