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2012 Fairview Chenin Blanc Darling
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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2013

Very pale, green-tinged yellow.  Subtle aromas of citrus zest, ginger, crushed stone, minty wild herbs and white pepper.  Supple and dense, with plenty of palate presence to the flavors of citrus peel, ginger, licorice and herbs.  Finishes dusty and firm, with a hint of quinine bitterness.  This would be a very good choice with spicy Asian dishes.  A very good showing.

88 Points | Wine Spectator
86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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