ARENDSIG 1000 VINES VIOGNIER 2017
This Viognier is made from a single vineyard planted on calcareous, loam and Karoo shale soil. The farm is located 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. 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.
This single vineyard wine is made with minimal interference throughout the vilification. During fermentation, natural yeasts are used and not enzymes. Maturation takes place in neutral vessels to bring through the unique vineyard character. Due to minimal interference through vilification, sediment may occur. Maturation takes place in 225L neutral barrels for 10 Months on the lees.
Ph: 3.11; TA: 7.7; Vol: 14.02%; VSO2: 16 mg/l; TSO2: 95 mg/l; RS: 3.2 g/l
Nose: Scent of spring blossom, jasmine, apricot and peach
Palate: Big structure, round, full bodied, lingers towards the back