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Chenin under wraps
23 Aug 2011 by Tamlyn Currin
With some recent interest on the forum , it might be a good time to publish the results of a Chenin pop-up. Rob Giorgione, aka roving sommelier , is starting to get a bit of a tradition going with his pop-up tastings - Richard went to his Riesling tasting earlier this year. His line-up of 39 Chenins was conducted blind, and most were dry or off dry. Coming from five countries, with the majority from the Loire and South Africa, the wines encompassed an astounding range of styles: from green and mean to rich and opulent, from bone dry to luscious, from commercially correct to baying at the moon. It was a great line-up, including a...

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