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Man Vintners Chenin Blanc 750ml
Sku: 26149
José Conde and brothers Tyrrel and Philip Myburgh are the wine-making team at MAN Vineyards. The name comes from the first initial of their respective wives, Marie, Anette and Nicky. T ...more
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Country: South Africa
Region: Coastal Region
Grape Varietal: Chenin Blanc
Type: Still wine
  Reg. $8.99
On Sale $7.97

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José Conde and brothers Tyrrel and Philip Myburgh are the wine-making team at MAN Vineyards. The name comes from the first initial of their respective wives, Marie, Anette and Nicky. Thirty farmers produce 95% of the fruit, and they are now shareholders in MAN Family Wines. Almost 80% of the vineyards are un-irrigated and low-yielding, 52% of which are untrellised “bush vines.” Grown on Malmesbury shale and decomposed granite soils, these vineyards produce distinctive, concentrated and flavorful wines. Only free-run juice is used, the grape skins are not pressed and the Chenin Blanc is left on its lees for three to four months before bottling for a richer, fuller mouth-feel. The acidity and sweetness are perfectly balanced. This is a crisp, clean, expressive wine with pure fruit flavors for everyday drinking and an excellent choice with food. According to Wilfred Wong of Wine.com “This may very well be one of the world’s best white wine bargains!”
Wine maker notes
The Agter-Paarl area is the ideal region for growing Chenin Blanc and our farmers have the largest collection of old vine Chenin Blanc in the country. To do justice to the excellent bush vine (un-trellised) grapes, we only use free-run juice - we don’t press the grape skins - and we leave the Chenin Blanc on its lees for three to four months before bottling for a richer, fuller mouthfeel. We call this our ’sweet and sour’ wine - the acidity and sweetness are perfectly balanced. We’ve been told many times that this is a wine you taste and immediately love - and who are we to disagree?

Food pairing
A versatile option for almost any dish - especially spicy Thai curries, Mediterranean tapas and rich seafood dishes. Great on its own too!

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It all started as a simple plan: to make a wine that we’d love to buy. We wanted quality wine that offered excellent value and great packaging. Not exactly an epiphany, perhaps, but enough to motivate us into action. Of course, first we had to come up with a name. To keep peace in the families, we took our wives’ initials (we each have one wife) - that is how we explained to Marie, Anette and Nicky that we were going to be “busy” most weekends. “It’s for you!” we told them. And mostly it’s true. We are Jose Conde and brothers Tyrrel and Philip Myburgh. We started making wine together in 2001. We’re further supported by a group of dedicated grape growers from the Agter-Paarl region. From our first 300 cases made in a tractor shed, we have grown to producing over 175 000 cases per year and exporting to 25 countries. Our biggest selling wines are our chenin blanc and cabernet sauvignon, but our area is also well known for shiraz and pinotage. And we think our other wines are pretty good, too.