Tripe.Iscariot, Absolution 2018 Sec Chenin Blanc

Tripe.Iscariot ‘Absolution’ 2018 Sec Chenin Blanc

I’m a sucker for a good Chenin Blanc and WA produces some of my favourite CBs! This Tripe.Iscariot ‘Absolution’ 2018 Sec Chenin Blanc from Wilyabrup in Margaret River was a new one for me to try recently. I bought it as a lovely mixed pack of WA Chenin Blancs for Chenin Blanc Day in June.

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LS Merchants 2019 Chenin Blanc – Margaret River

LS Merchants 2019 Chenin Blanc

We recently sipped on this LS Merchants 2019 Chenin Blanc from WA’s Margaret River region (Yallingup to be exact).

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It is whole bunch pressed and fermented in 20% new 80% 3 year old barriques. Retailing for $30, we bought it as part of a Drink Chenin Day 6-pack last month.

I also very much love the label on this one. The artwork is by Aiden Lee Smith.

It’s a honey yellow shade with salty stonefruit and citrus aromas rising up from the glass. In the mouth it’s 100% refreshing and incredibly easy to consume. We thoroughly enjoyed it!

All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!

Painted Wolf Wines ‘Jemma’ Chenin Blanc 2017

Painted Wolf Wines 'Jemma' Chenin Blanc 2017

We have so much Chenin in our hose right now, it’s great.

This beauty is a sample from Good Pair Days (thank you!). This Jemma 2017 Chenin Blanc is made by Painted Wolf in Paarl, South Africa. Painted Wolf was set up by winemaker Jeremy and his wife Emma in 2007 as a small-scale experiment for when they weren’t helping to protect and champion the South African wild dog.

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Jane Brook Sparkling Gold Chenin Blanc

Jane Brook Sparkling Gold Chenin Blanc

We celebrated baby TC’s 7 weeks in complete style this week! A massive thank you to Jane Brook Estate Wines in Perth’s Swan Valley for this gorgeous gift – you made this sleep deprived mum & dad very happy!!

Jane Brook’s ‘Sparkling Gold’ is made from Chenin Blanc grapes and yes it has a ton of gold leaf through it. In fact it’s Western Australian 23 carat gold flakes. It’s an absolute stunner on the eye and the palate.

It’s a super crisp and refreshing bubbles, definitely dry with plenty of zest. The perfect wine to pop for special occasion’s, that’s for sure!

Thank you again Jane Brook!

PS: Check out my 2014 tasting note for the Jane Brook Sparkling Gold >>