Alheit Vineyards 2019 Cartology
The 2019 is now the ninth vintage of this legendary wine form one of the leaders of South Africa's New Wave. This year the blend is 90% Chenin Blanc and 10% Semillon. As per Chris Alheit recipe for this wine, the vines have to be minimum 30 years old, but most are between 40 and 50. The Chenin comes from parcels in the Skurfberg, Piekenierskloof, Perdeberg, Bottelary, False Bay and Tygerberg. The Sémillon comes from the old La Colline block in Franschhoek.
Cartology is truly one the Cape's masterpiece white wines: always pure, crystalline and mineral with underlying intensity.