Yves Cuilleron, the brilliant Rhone winemaker, was in South Africa for a bit, and Wine Cellar organised a dinner at Harald Bresselschmidt’s Auslese venu. We got to taste through the much lauded 2010 vintage as well as some classy older vintages.
Tessa attended the Tracy van Maaren trade tasting, and though she found all the wines of a high standard, it was the entry level offerings that really impressed her. Tessa’s tasting notes Raats Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2011( not yet released). Previously to this vintage known as Family Vineyards Chenin blanc. 2010 was not made. [...]