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Kalleske Florentine Chenin Blanc 2017

Here it is, the first vintage 2017 wine on vinonotebook. I’m embarrassed to say it could have been on here a fair bit earlier had I not gone through a crazy month of buying a house….but enough of that. 138 more words

Tasting Notes

A Quando-ary: When to Taste …?

2 June 2017

Experience: 3.5/5
Wines: 3.5/5

Quando Vineyards & Winery was very close to Arendsig Wines. The wine farm had been recommended by fellow… 816 more words


Where Eagles Care

2 June 2017

Experience: 4.5/5
Wines: 4.5/5

Arendsig Wines was barely 8 kilometres from De Wetshof Estate and on the South side of the Breede River. 984 more words


I was promised dinosaurs.

Pale milkiness.  Dried herb and wet oak leaves–a smoldering fire at the curb and the cold fog of January moving in.  Rich grassiness tinged in honey with a sharp green edge visible in the nose. 182 more words


Daily Wine 6/18/2017

Daily Wine 6/18/17:

Domaine Huet – Le Haut-Lieu – Sec – Vouvray – 2011

  • This wine is made from 100% Chenin Blanc and is from the Vouvray AOP in the Loire Valley of France.
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White Wines

2017 week 7 - Pithon-Paillé, Bonnes Blanches 2013

In honor of Drink Chenin Day, back to the place where it all began: Anjou! The region produces some of the greatest white wines in the world, but is woefully under-appreciated. 463 more words


Tasting Smiley NV v3 ~ A Wine that May Well Define a New Era in South African Winemaking...

Today I met up with Swartland young gun Ryan Mostert and Samantha Suddons from the Silvervis – Terracura winery. Shaped in many ways by his days working as the assistant winemaker at Reyneke, Ryan still very much has an eye on minimalist, non-intervention winemaking where purity and cleanliness in the wines are never compromised. 332 more words