Van Loggerenberg Wines, Break a Leg Blanc de Noir 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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R145
This is just one of Wine Cellar’s most thirst-quenching summer wines; the 2020 is particularly delicious.

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Tasting notes:
'From Cinsault, the vineyard planted on granite in the Helderberg. Three different picks are completed, the first two fermented in old oak, the last in tank. Subtle aromatics of red cherry, apple, orange and spice. The palate is juicy and fresh – there’s a slight impression of sweetness upfront but the finish is gently savoury. Very open and engaging but perhaps lacks the vinosity of the previous vintage.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 88/100

About the label:
As the name suggests, Lukas had to undergo two big knee surgeries in their first harvest season, as is shown by the leg in a brace on the label and the silhouette of the man plotting his next move. With the help of great friends and family it all came together in the end and this wine is a celebration of hard times that you have to overcome and to never give up. In the same way one wishes to perform to 'break a leg', the name celebrates all the hard work we put in to achieve our goals. The protea on the stamp emphasizes our South African heritage while the tortoise symbolizes the speed at which Lukas was able to work during that first harvest. The donkey shown is a tongue-in-cheek reminder in how stubborn Lukas was in not compromising in doing any of the work himself despite not being as mobile as he would have liked to be.
More Information
Alcohol 12.4%
Technical analysis TA: 5.9 g/L | PH: 3.2
Variety Cinsault
Blend information 100% Cinsaut
Winemaker Lukas van Loggerenberg
Body Light-bodied
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Producer information Van Loggerenberg Wines was started by Lukas and wife Roxanne with their first vintage in 2016. The 2019 vintage is the fourth release for Lukas – a rising star, Young Gun and 2018 Young Winemaker of the Year by Tim Atkin. Lukas grew up in Rawsonville in the Breederivier valley, and was always surrounded by vineyards and wine. His wines are produced in the Devon Valley and the grapes are sourced from Stellenbosch, Paarl and Swartland. Each wine and it's name has a specific story behind it and his wines have become extremely sought-after. 'Pretty damn hot,' says Christian Eedes raving about his previous releases.
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com  |  AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com  |  CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za  |  DEC: Decanter  |  GS: Greg Sherwood MW  |  JS: James Suckling  |  JR: JancisRobinson.com  |  JD: Jeb Dunnuck  |  NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  |  PG: Platter's Guide  |  ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com  |  TA: Tim Atkin MW  |  VIN: Vinous.com  |  WA: Wine Advocate  |  WE: Wine Enthusiast  |  WM: Winemag.co.za Report  |  WS: Wine Spectator