'04 Helderberg Steen - Printable Version

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- Innkeeper - 03-26-2007 08:39 PM

2004 Helderberg Winery, Steen, Stellenbosch ($6.99 Kappy’s, Malden MA). Alcohol level 13.5%. This is very lovely Chenin Blanc. It gives you tropical fruit with pear overtones on the nose and upfront. In the middle you get a nice complexity of fruit including apple and a tinge of honey, and a creamy-smooth and balanced body. It finishes almost unbelievably, going on and on.

We matched it with Italian chicken sausages in hoagie buns with salad. Nice Monday night dinner.

- hotwine - 03-26-2007 09:38 PM

Sounds very nice.... very nice..... Will look for it.

- Innkeeper - 03-27-2007 07:52 PM

Other half tonight out my half bottle. Didn't lose a thing. Matched with lime broasted chicken breasts, rice pilaf, and minted peas. Is this really Tuesday?

- wondersofwine - 03-28-2007 10:54 AM

Both the wine and the chicken breast dish sound great.