Tesselaarsdal Chardonnay, Tesselaarsdal, 2022
Tesselaarsdal Chardonnay, Tesselaarsdal, 2022, Tesselaarsdal
Tesselaarsdal is an incredible story. The small village of Tesselaarsdal in the Overberg, 24km north-east of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is named after East India Company settler Johannes Tesselar. On his death in 1810, he bestowed the land to his freed slaves and owner/winemaker Berene herself is a descendant on one of those very slaves.
Berene started working at Hamilton Russell winery when she was 19. After becoming part of the winemaking team, Berene has been responsible for producing some of South Africas top Pinot Noir and Chardonnay for many years.
In 2014 Tesselaarsdal was born and the first vintages were made at Hamilton Russell with fruit sourced from trusted growers in the region. In 2019 Berene bought some land in Tesselaarsdal which will house the cellar, tasting room and vineyards. For now, the wines will still be made at Hamilton Russel, while here vineyards mature.
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