Arendsig - Single Vineyard Wines made with minimal interference
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"All of my Single Vineyard blocks are terroir driven"
- Lourens
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"It is important to keep every different clone and grapes from different slopes separate during harvest, as well as in the cellar. It provides more components for the winemaker to experiment with and the opportunity to make a wine with complex flavours."
˜ Lourens van der Westhuizen
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Arendsig Single Vineyard Shiraz Block: A12 2016

Soil:
Calcareous, loam, Karoo shale

Climate:
Macro climate is Mediterranean. Meso-climate is influenced by everyday South Easter during summer and morning fog in winter with big variations in day/night temperatures.


Location of vineyard
: Between Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain range, West facing slope above the banks of the Breede River, South in the Robertson Wine Valley, Wakkerstroom Wes, R317, Arendsig Farm


Nose:
Scent of leather, spice, ripe cherries, Tobacco
Pallet:
Big structure, lingering round tannin, loads of fruit
Maturation:
10 Months Foudre Cask followed by 3 months in neutral, 225L barrels 
Cases produced: 2600 x 6

Ph:3.55 TA:5.9 Vol:14.15 %; VSO2: 13 mg/l; TSO2: 58 mg/l; RS: 3.1 g/l

CELLAR DOOR PRICE R130.00 per bottle