South Africa, Hemel & Aarde Ridge
One region in South Africa is especially suitable for lighter, more elegant styles; Hemel-en-Aarde, home of the renowned Hamilton Russell winery. Its Anthony Hamilton Russell’s protégé, Berene Sauls who stands at the top here with her delicate Tesselaarsdal Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Tesselaarsdal was founded in 2015 by Berene Sauls a long-standing Hamilton Russell Vineyards employee. This wine is named after the historic Overberg farming hamlet of Tesselaarsdal, not far from the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge wine appellation, in which Berene was born.