Margrain Old Vine Martinborough Chenin Blanc (2017)

From 36 year-old vines, 'as old as any in the region', the 2017 vintage (4.5*) is still youthful. Bright, light lemon/green, it is an invitingly scented, medium-bodied wine, vibrantly fruity, with strong pineapple, lemon and apple flavours, a splash of sweetness (16 grams/litre of residual sugar) and mouth-watering acidity. Best drinking 2023+.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chenin Blanc
Vintage: 2017
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $65 NZD
Sweetness: MED
Value for Money: –V

When to drink: 2023

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2016; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 19 – 29
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed 2022

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