Astrolabe Vineyards Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc (2020)

Certified organic, the fragrant, energetic 2020 vintage (5*) is a single-vineyard wine, hand-harvested in the Southern Valleys and fermented in a mix of stainless steel tanks and old oak barrels. Still very youthful, it is mouthfilling, with concentrated, peachy, slightly spicy flavours, showing good complexity, and a crisp, fully dry (1 gram/litre of residual sugar), long finish. Best drinking 2024+.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chenin Blanc
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2024

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 30
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 30
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed June 2022

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