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Vincent Carême, winemaker for Domaine Vincent Carême (Loire Valley) and Terre Brûlée (South Africa), joined John Sporing, founder of A Life Well Drunk, for a WineUncensored conversation about Chenin Blanc from two continents.

May 20, 2021

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In our conversation with Vincent, we were guided through four of his wines from two continents:

  • Terre Brûlée Chenin Blanc 2019
  • Vincent Carême Spring Vouvray 2019
  • Vincent Carême Le Clos Vouvray 2018
  • Vincent Carême Cuvee T Brut (Sparkling) 2016

Meet the Maker

Vincent Carême of Domaine Vincent Carême in the Loire Valley brings his expertise and techniques from France to Swartland in this flagship bottling of which 2014 marks the second vintage. Vincent is passionate about Chenin Blanc, making several styles of the varietal, and he passionately believes that the quality of the wine is determined in the vineyard. He’s found his spiritual home in South Africa and is excited about the promise of Chenin Blanc here and all that it can do.