This wine is produced from grapes sourced in the Western Cape which enjoys a mediterranean style climate.. The vineyards are 9-12 years old with hutton and clay soils. The vineyards are planted at 3,000 vines per hectare and are irrigated.
The grapes are handpicked in February. Yields are 8-10 tonnes per hectare.
Helienne van Zyl
Whole bunch pressing to avoid colour extraction from the grape skins. Controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks at low temperature to preserve the delicate fruit aromas.
2 months lees contact.
This wine has a fresh, crisp acidity with flavours of lemon zest, green apple and honeysuckle with some white pear undertones.
Alcohol: 12.5% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.5g/L
Total acidity: 6.3g/L Ph3.5
Residual sugar: 3.5g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans