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 >>

Sherrah 2018 ‘White et al’ Fiano / Chenin Blanc

 Sherrah 2018 ‘White et al’ Fiano / Chenin Blanc

Yes I’m a little obsessed with my unique white wine blends at the moment. This one is a blend of mostly Fiano and Chenin Blanc grapes – two varieties I love by themselves. And when combined, they are pretty tasty too!

I received this sample of the Sherrah 2018 ‘White et al’ from Good Pair Days (thank you!!). It’s made from McLaren Vale fruit in South Australia.

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Bonking Frog Foreigner 2016 Sparkling Chenin Blanc

Bonking Frog Foreigner 2016 Sparkling Chenin Blanc

This week we celebrated our bubba being 1 week old! Naturally bubbles were in order and it’s safe to say I have been so looking forward to cracking into this Bonking Frog 2016 Sparkling made from Chenin Blanc grapes grown in the Margaret River.

A big thanks to Windfall Wine Estate for this sample. Bonking Frog is one of the wine ranges from this boutique winery in North Boyanup, Western Australia. It’s named after the noisy frogs on the property, otherly let known as the Western Banjo Frogs.

It was the perfect tipple for the occasion!

In the glass it’s a pale lemon lime colour. The nose has a gorgeous burst of citrus (lemon, orange)with sweet florals and pineapple and apple sherbet coming through for me. In the mouth it’s thirst quenching, approachable and bloody easy to consume! A fun and extremely tasty bubbles.

This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.

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