2016 La Colline Semillon, Chris Alheit, Western Cape

Critic score
96/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    South Africa
  • Grape
    Semillon
  • Maturity
    Young 2019 - 2030
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    13.5%
2016 La Colline Semillon, Chris Alheit, Western Cape

TASTING NOTES

Sourced from a south-facing slope at over 320 metres in Franschhoek, this old vine Semillon (with a little Semillon Gris) is one of the best in the Cape. Riper and a little peachier than the 2015, but with the same dill, beeswax and citrus notes, underpinned by just a hint of struk-match character.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (October 2017)
96/100

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