The Kruger Family Old Vines Mixed Case: Cinsault 2018, Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Chenin Blanc 2019, Grenache 2018, Chardonnay 2020, Palomino 2020.
What’s in the box: 6 x 750ml
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Item condition: New
Description and tasting notes
Cinsault 2021: John Platter 90 points, This wine comes from grapes grown on 300 metres above sea level on decomposed granite soils and were picked beginning February from a mature 70-year-old vineyard, planted in 1952.
Sauvignon Blanc 2020: Tim Atkin 91 points and Winemag 93 points (Top 10), it is from single Stellenbosch block planted in 1988. Emphasis on texture rather than overt fruit has weight, and breadth cut by bracing fresh core. Natural ferment older oak.
Chenin Blanc 2019: John Platter 90 points and Tim Atkin 92 points, this product is from Piekenierskloof, High-lying official registered single-vineyard planted in 1962. Sense of earthy ripe substance rather than overt fruit. Powerful with weighty silk texture, even touch, oily yet uncloying. Unoaked, concrete egg fermented enhances distinction. An age worthy individual.
Grenache 2020: Newly bottled and recent released Piekenierskloof Old Vines Grenache is an effort to bring tribute to the very exclusive Piekenierskloof Old Vines Grenache, which has been described as hens teeth. The grapes are grown on 700 meters above sea level on decomposed granite soils and were picked beginning February from a mature 45 year old vineyard – planted in 1973.
Chardonnay 2020: John Platter 90 points and Tim Atkin 91 points. From decomposed granite soils on Stellenbosch’s cooler slopes, enjoy sunny yet refined citrus and earthy tones. The juicy flesh is neatly trimmed by a natural freshness, giving a light feel and persistent, clean conclusion. Natural ferment and older oak.
Palomino 2020: This wine from 46-year-old parcel is rated Tim Atkin 92 points. Textural focus on deep-pile, cushioned feel, contrasted by fresh and savory grip ex few days’ skin contact. Salty-Edge conclusion distinctive imprint. Versatile food partner. Natural fermented, older oak.