I love the Swartland so much that I want to retire there. Ideally to a property with an old bush vine on it. Plans change, so who knows. What I am certain of is that I’m going to drink as much of this bush vine Chenin based nectar as I can between now and then.
65% Swartland Chenin, which,based on the incredible golden colour, and rich flavour, I assume is from elderly vines, 26% Clairette Blance, which I know nothing about, and 9% Viognier. Possibly one of the best white wines I’ve ever had. Best of all, it was a gift from someone with far better taste in wine than […]
Slightly embarrassed to admit that, similar to a Craig David ditty, this was opened on a Sunday, drank in an insane tasting spree, frozen, defrosted on a Tuesday and drunk on a Thursday. Despite being subjected to the worst treatment of a truly beautiful thing since Rihanna met Chris Brown, this wine still tastes incredible. […]
Damp cinnamon smelling, and a deep rich flavour, and all this in spite of being opened 2 days ago on a monumental tasting spree. Quality stuff. Extra point for the lovely unfiltered yeastiness. Yum.