Radford Dale Vinum Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch WO 2020
  • Dry
  • Residual Sugar: 2 g/l
  • Medium Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 12.5% alc./vol

Radford Dale Vinum Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch WO 2020

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Regular price $21.95per bottle ($263.40per case)
12 bottles per case
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Mineral & Fresh

This product is currently available in select LCBO retail stores as part of the Vintages program. Please feel free to contact us at info@npwines.com if you need any assistance locating stock.

Radford Dale is one of South Africa’s leading independent Wineries. Based on the Helderberg Mountain in Stellenbosch and specializing in producing site-specific, natural wines.  Named by Decanter Magazine as the Best Chenin produced in South Africa, this is one of the greatest representations of how Chenin can and should be made.

The fresh vibrancy of white peach and apple aromas on the nose, hint at the wine’s sophisticated elegance and a touch of cinnamon and adds to its complexity. A generous mid palate of quince, pineapple and a weighty feel reward while the bright acidity refreshes with an interesting tang and persistent clean, mineral finish.

Because of Chenin Blanc’s awesome acidity and inherently sweet fruit flavor, you’ll find it pairs well with foods that have a sweet and sour element. Southeast Asian cuisine or pork chops with apples - also give it a try with grilled or barbecued shrimp!

About the Winery

Radford Dale

Radford Dale and The Winery of Good Hope are two brands made by the same people, in the same winery. The team behind these wineries has been an industry leader since the 1990s in chemical free farming, and more recently in low and no sulfur winemaking. They are a founding member of PIWOSA (Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa) which sets ethical, environmental and social uplift standards. Recognizing the social inequality present in South Africa Radford Dale has also set up a trust called Land of Hope to help facilitate bright futures for children, focusing heavily on education.

Alex Dale who owns and manages both projects is an Englishman who grew up spending summers in Burgundy, France. He moved there in his late teens to follow a passion for winemaking and also opened a wine bar in Beaune. He lived in Burgundy for many years before moving to South Africa in 1998, starting Radford Dale with Ben Radford, an Australian. The idea was to produce wines using modern techniques and technology with a healthy respect for tradition, something Alex came to understand well while living in Burgundy.

Wines are made with minimal intervention in order to best express each vineyard’s individuality.

Press Reviews

Tim Atkin, MW

91 points

Vinum always delivers a lot of flavour at the price, combining tank and barrel-fermented components. Pear, beeswax and gentle oak flavours are embellished by tangy acidity and some baking spice sweetness.

Tim Atkin, MW

92 points

Offering superb value for money at just R160, this is like a scaled-down rendition of Alex Dale's top wines. Taut and refreshing with wild yeast aromas and texture, a hint of oak spice and a core of crisp, tangy citrus and green apple fruit.