Winery Details

About the Winery

Van Loveren has been in the Retief family since 1937 when Hennie Retief snr acquired the land in the Robertson Valley and named it after Christina van Loveren, an ancestor of his new bride, Jean van Zyl. When his sons, Nico & Wynand joined him on the farm they acquired more land and in 1980, 500 cases of Premium Grand Cru, the first bottled Van Loveren wine, was launched.

STRETCHING OVER 3 Generations

Today Nico and Wynand’s sons are running the company side by side. Hennie and Neil are the viticulturists, Bussell the winemaker and Phillip looks after the commercial side of the business. From humble beginnings Van Loveren has grown to become South Africa’s leading family-owned winery, known for the consistency, availability and quality of their wines as well as innovation.

Van Loveren Daydream Chardonnay Pinot Noir

About the wine

CELLARMASTER’S NOTES

A crisp off dry wine with upfront fresh floral flavours and a soft and fruity finish. The Chardonnay contributes elegance and crisp acidity whilst the Pinot Noir brings intensity. An off dry wine.

Alc: 12.15% R/S: 7g/l T/A: 5.8g/l pH: 3.2

AWARDS

2019 Michelangelo Awards, Gold
2019 Veritas Wine Awards, Silver
2019 Gold Wine Awards, Gold
2017 Ultra Value Wine Awards, Double Gold

Awards won

2019 Michelangelo Awards, Gold

Food Pairing

Chicken, Smoked Salmon, Thai Cuisine

Red Grapes

Pinot Noir

Region

Robertson, Western Cape

Segment best suited for

Off premise, On premise, Retail

Tasting Notes

Citrus, Floral, Strawberry

White Grapes

Chardonnay

Year

2020

Price Band:

Winemaking process

Chardonnay and Pinot noir were vinified separately allowing us to determine the final style of this fruit driven wine. Chardonnay 94% / Pinot Noir 6%

Cellaring

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