Winery Tasting Notes: Notes of honeysuckle and citrus are balanced by a bright, seamless acidity.
Blend: 100 % Chenin Blanc
Alcohol Level: 13.5%
Winemaker: Vincent Careme
Maturity: Drink now – 2022
Accolades: 93 Points – Wine and Spirits
Pairings: Pear preserves, Brie cheese, Baked Halibut
Fun Facts: Vincent Carême of Domaine Vincent Carême in the Loire Valley, brings his expertise and techniques from France to Swartland in this flagship bottling of which 2016 marks the third vintage. Vincent is passionate about Chenin Blanc, making several styles of the varietal, and he firmly believes that the quality of the wine is determined in the vineyard. “Swartland” translates to mean “the black land,” taking its name from the endangered, indigenous renosterbos (rhino bush) which once turned the land a dark color at certain times of the year.
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