Black Estate 2017 Home Chenin Blanc (North Canterbury)

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Relatively new to the scene, Black Estate has made a big splash with its stripped-back, site-expressive wines from organic and biodynamic vineyards in North Canterbury. The color of melted butter, this Chenin is intensely evocative, like a rainy autumn day. There's honeyed pear, yeasty apple, fig, buttercup, beeswax, ground nutmeg and layers of minerals. The palate is equally mineral-driven and texturally complex yet linear. There's a slight funk on the finish, but it doesn't distract from the beauty of this characterful wine. Christina Pickard

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    Wine Dogs Imports LLC
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