Wine L'Avenir, "Provenance" Chenin Blanc, 2013
Wine ruby color with purple reflections.
The wine has an elegant, harmonious taste with a pleasant berry acidity, fruity notes, soft tannins and a long finish with cherry nuances.
Fruity flavor of the wine reveals notes of raspberry, cherry and mulberry.
Wine accompanies meats, served with pasta, it is recommended in conjunction with meat dishes.
Looking original grape varieties and new ways of development of the wine business and the company's image "Laroche", Michel Laroche turned his attention to land in South Africa - in particular on the estate L'Avenir in Stellenbosch region, occupying 70 hectares of which 55 hectares of vineyards are given under . Laroche bought the estate in 2005, and in 2006 added to the farm lands another 48 hectares. Chief oenologist and winemaker Domain is a young and talented Tinus Els - a graduate of the University of Stellenbosch.
"L'Avenir" is one of the most beautiful places in South Africa, a few kilometers from the Atlantic Ocean. Here is dominated by warm-temperate climate, thanks to the southern latitude of 32 °. Ocean temperature with cold water coming out of Antarctica in the summer rarely exceeds 15-16 ° C, which is a prerequisite for freshness climate. In the coastal zone and concentrated grape growing, for which the conditions are very favorable. In the vineyards grow international varieties: Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, but most of all on the square is the Pinotage - the dominant grape variety in South Africa.