south africa sewardland
Grape variety: Chenin Blanc
Made from 33-year-old Chenin Blanc (alluvium) from the Abbotsdale area. dry farming. Bush Vine. Harvested by hand, sorted, destemmed and crushed, skinfermented for 13 days. Pressed, transferred to 500 liter old barrels and aged in Surrey for 10 months. Bottled unfiltered.
Järgen is the wildest, funky and crazy man in Swartland. Contrary to its character, it creates a delicate and unique type of wine.
Diploma in oenology and agronomy from Elsenberg College. After that, he became a traveler and traveled around France, New Zealand, Russia and Spain. At that time, training in Matassa in the south of France inspired him to become passionate about natural wines, and since 2010 he has worked as an assistant at Ramshook with Craig Hawkins. His aim is to bring out the full character of the grapes and to bring out the characteristics of the Swartland terroir.