2015 Vitis Vinifera Awards - Gold
2015 International Wine and Spirits Competition - Silver
2015 Platter's South African Wine Guide - 4 stars
A delicate, red-fruit delivery balanced by dried-beef, savoury flavours. A subtle hint of forest floor underpins the earthy tones characteristic of the cultivar, yielding an elegant, refined and soft wine.
In The Vineyard
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Yield: 5 t/ha
Irrigation: Dry Land
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
About The Harvest
Careful crop control and selections in the vineyard were a priority before harvest.
Balling harvested: 25° Balling
In The Cellar
Grapes were harvested and cooled down in our cooling containers overnight. Early morning we started de-stemming, but before that we did another selection on the sorting table.