Bruce Jack The Drift Estate Heritage Boer Maak N’ Plan
24 year-old vines, barrel fermentation and maturation produce distinctive notes of yellow apple alongside green melon and lime on the nose. The Drift Estate Heritage Boer Maak N’ Plan wine is beautifully structured on the palate, bursting with fresh yellow and white fruit flavours and a subtle yet distinctive finish.
South Africa produces fantastic chenin blanc. Bruce Jack Chenin Blanc is typical of those examples produced in the Breedekloof. The older vineyards component was fermented in French barrels for depth and complexity. The wine shows exciting stone fruit aromas. The palate is a delicious medley of summer fruits and citrus.
Fresh, lifted citrus and tropical fruit aromas with some grassy notes and hints of dried herbs. A crunchy palate of fresh flavours of tropical fruits,lemon and lime combined with subtle hints of cocount derived from a small component of barrel fermentation. Lees contact offers additional complexity and texture to the palate, finishing with a clean, crisp, natural acidity. Great as an aperitif. Enjoy with fresh goat's cheese, light crustacean or fish entrées.
James Suckling Australian Wine Report 2018, 2017 Vintage - 92 Points
Bright pale straw green colour with fresh aromas of pome and tropical fruits and a subtle hint of spice. The wine displays flavours of spicy pome fruits with underlying citrus and some tropical fruit nuances. The palate has a nicely balanced weight and a creamy textural element giving a finishing with subtle sweetness balanced by fresh natural acidity.