About The Liberator: Beyond the periphery of South Africa’s conventional vineyard regions lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. it is the mission of Rick, our intrepid Cape Crusader, to seek out and liberate these rare wines, consigning them to the table of the most inquisitive and discerning imbiber. Each episode represents a precious parcel that is both unique and finite.
on his regular jaunts around the Cape, seeing the number of great wines that are resigned to a tragic fate of being blended away or disposed of in bulk confounded Rick. It might be an occasional experimental batch, or possible an interesting off-cut from some proud winemakers latest premium release. Whatever their provenance, it’s Ricks mission as The Liberator to procure these precious vinous orphans and consign them to a better home.
Inevitably, each wine discovered by The Liberator comes with its own story; a tale of its untimely existence. Every release has its testimony recounted, in a bottle and on screen, as a unique and evocative episode.
Description: This wine is part of the superb parcels of wines “Liberated” by MW Richard Kelley. Episode 29 represents the 5th ever Chenin Blanc released by The Liberator.Full with long flavours of quince and peach. Expected to evolve and gain complexity over the next 2/3 years.
What the press says: “A serious Chenin Blanc with oak ageing and lip smacking notes of lemon and crisp apple” Cathal McBride, Sunday Business Post