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2017 Mac Forbes Wesburn Chenin Blanc

Yarra Valley, VIC

Amazing Chenin Blanc from Mac's final Wesburn release. A special wine.

$75.00

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About The Wine

This is the final release of Wesburn Chenin Blanc.

Mac feels that this variety matches perfectly with with the Wesburn vineyard. It's a textural, flinty version of the variety. Immensely cellar-worthy and finely detailed. 

On the list of the country's best Chenin Blancs, this sits in the top echelon.

A phenomenal final release of this unique wine, Wesi Chenin going out with a bang.

This will unwind in the bottle for the next decade or more.

About Mac Forbes

If you love premium and artisanal Australian wine, Mac Forbes is a name you need to know. He’s not only one of the country’s most talented winemakers, but he’s one of the most influential spokesmen for promoting the concept of Australian ‘terroir’, believing that wine should represent a time and a place.

Mac specialises in single vineyard Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet from the Yarra Valley. His wines are delicate and finely etched, characterised by subtlety and grace.

His Pinot Noirs are fine-boned, Chardonnays are loved by those who look for fruit purity rather than winemaking artifice in the variety, his array of off-dry Rieslings from the Strathboogie Ranges are some of the country's most unique.

And his ever-expanding range of experimental wines is a treasure-trove for the curious drinker.

The ever-affable Mac Forbes
The ever-affable Mac Forbes
Yarra Valley, VIC
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Bit of wax and savoury dried herb/brown apple to start. Some lemony stuff and brown lime. Really interesting texture, it's got a glossiness and a slick of fruit with a distinct sense of minerality. The crunch of a fresh green apple. Dead serious cellaring style. Very good. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

Classic strong trademark Chenin expression showing beautifully the gravelly chalky soils of the Wesburn vineyard.

Blend : Chenin Blanc (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

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