Cape Winemakers Guild

Raats Family Wines The Fountain Terroir Specific Chenin Blanc 2022

100% Chenin Blanc
Wine of Origin Polkadraai Hills Stellenbosch

  • A benchmark Chenin Blanc selected from a dedicated old vineyard in Polkadraai Hills, Stellenbosch.
  • The wine tells the story of the unique terroir of the Polkadraai Hills’ decomposed dolomite granite soil.
  • We select a small portion of the block identified as consistently the best to craft one barrel for the CWG Auction.
  • The Fountain Terroir Specific Chenin Blanc was the first wine Bruwer released for the CWG Auction, and he continues this tradition.
  • The wine reflects Bruwer’s lifelong passion and focus for Chenin.

Tasting Notes: The aromatics are opulent, showing quince, yellow apple and mandarin orange, with ginger spice adding dimension alongside intensity.

Ready for drinking in 4 to 8 years.

Winemaker: Bruwer Raats

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 11 000
  • Lowest: R 5 833
  • Average: R 7318


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 66
  • Cases Auctioned: 44


  • Alc: 13.0 vol%
  • RS: 2.2 g/l
  • TA: 5.7 g/l
  • pH: 3.37

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