Arendsig 1000 vines Viognier 2016
Soil: Calcareous, loam, Karoo shale
Climate: Macro climate is Mediterranean, Meso-climate is influence by everyday South Eastern breeze during summer, morning fog in winter, big variation in day & night temperatures, Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain range and Breede River that runs through the valley.
Location of vineyard: Between the 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 spring blossom, jasmine, apricot and peach
Pallet: Big structure, round, full bodied, lingers towards the back
Maturation: 10 Months on the lees in neutral, 225L barrels
Cases produced: 350 x 6
Ph: 3.13 TA: 8.2 Vol: 14.70 %; VSO2: 21 mg/l; TSO2: 124 mg/l; RS: 4.6 g/l