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 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

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