Arendsig 1000 vines Viognier 2017
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: 300 x 6
Ph: 3.11 TA: 7.7 Vol: 14.02 %; VSO2: 16 mg/l; TSO2: 95 mg/l; RS: 3.2 g/l
CELLAR DOOR PRICE R175.00 per bottle