Van Loggerenberg Graft 2017


“Wow! Excellent purity and spice. A Rhône-beater. Meaty, long, spicy. Elaborate and delicious.” (Richard Hemming MW,

Ben’s notes: We always strive to find the unique sort-after, even rare wines. This would be right at the top of that list. Sold on allocation of which most ends up under the stairs of big investors. Here’s your opportunity to see what the fuss is all about.

Both parcels underwent 100% whole-bunch fermentation before 10 months of maturation in old oak. A touch of reduction before red and black fruit, white pepper and cinnamon. Medium bodied and very approachable – juicy fruit and relatively soft tannins. Christian Eades scored this 92/100.

Cinsault 55%
Syrah 45%
Alcohol  13%