The 2020 Chenin Blanc Secateurs is a complex and layered wine that is made from grapes sourced from 26 different vineyards. The wine is matured in a combination of 500-liter barrels and stainless steel, allowing for a balance of oak and fruit flavors to develop. The wine offers an alluring aroma profile of yellow plum, dried honey, and candle wax, with a subtle hint of bruised apple in the background.
On the palate, the wine is well-balanced with a spicy, stem-ginger-tinged entry, complemented by fine acidity that enhances the wine’s structure. A subtle curry leaf note emerges on the finish, adding depth and complexity to the wine’s profile. Overall, the 2020 Chenin Blanc Secateurs is a beautifully crafted wine that showcases the best of South African winemaking, combining fruit-forward flavors with well-integrated oak and a balanced acidity.