Van Loggerenberg Kameraderie Chenin Blanc
In the vineyards
This is a single vineyard wine that comes from dryland bushvine grapes planted in 1980 on decomposed granite on the western side of the Paardeberg. These old vines have through the decades adapted to survive and produce unbelievable grapes in these tough growing conditions. These grapes were picked when optimally ripe and produced a wine that’s very true to its terrior and place.
In the cellar
Grapes were destemmed, pressed, and left overnight to settle in stainless steel tanks. The wine was then racked to 3rd fill 500 litre French oak the next morning and spent 10 months on its primary lees without any batonage. No commercial yeast or enzymes were used during the winemaking process. A linear and elegant wine that can also definitely withstand the test of time. As beautiful as it is now, don’t be afraid to lie some down for a bit.