Testalonga El Bandito Lords of Dogtown 2022
🍾 El Bandito Lords of Dogtown
🖼️ Swartland, South Africa
🍇 Chenin Blanc 100%
🛁 From saplings planted in 1981 and then abandoned until three years ago. Now organically grown, not very productive (20 hl/ha) but capable of yielding excellent fruit. Grapes harvested by hand then fermented after a 100% whole cluster pressing in old 500 litre barrels. No addition of yeasts or acidification. Malolactic fermentation carried out, sulphur dioxide not added at any stage of vinification.
👃🏻 Orange and citrus peel, white flowers, herbs and acacia honey
👅 Sipid, full and graceful. Honeyed finish.
👍🏻 Serving temperature 10°-12°.
💕 Raw seafood
😍 Hawkins' Chenins are the best produced outside the Loire
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SWARTLAND (South Africa)
Craig Hawkins is a young South African producer with experience working in wineries in Austria and Portugal who founded the Testalonga winery.
The company is considered one of the reference companies in the world of the alternative wines.
Purity, expressiveness and drinkability represent his idea of wine.