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 Cabernet Sauvignon Block A9 2016

Soil:
Calcareous, loam, Karoo shale

Climate:
Macro climate is Mediterranean, Meso-climate is influenced 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 Rivier, South in the Robertson Wine Valley, Wakkerstroom Wes, R317, Arendsig Farm


Nose:
Dark fruit, berries, plums and spice
Pallet:
Full, rich, fruity with juicy and smooth tannin structure
Maturation:
10 months Foudrè casks followed by 3 months in neutral 225 french oak barrels

Cases produced: 1666 x 6

Ph:3.57 TA:6.1 Vol: 13.5%; VSO2: 11mg/l; TSO2: 59 mg/l; RS: 4.7g/l
CELLAR DOOR PRICE R130.00 per bottle