ARENDSIG VIOGNIER VEGAN WHITE WINE 2017
Arendsig (Eagle’s View) is a privately owned farm with its own vineyards and boutique cellar situated in the (southern part) foot hills of the Robertson Valley. It is in this beautiful valley that Lourens van der Westhuizen and his team hand-select grapes of the finest quality, from which he hand crafts his quality wines with its unique and distinct aroma, flavour and character.
This Arendsig Viognier vegan white wine 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.
10 Months on the lees in neutral, 225L French Oak barrels
Ph: 3.11; TA: 7.7; Vol: 14.02%; VSO2: 16 mg/l; TSO2: 95 mg/l; RS: 3.2 g/l
Nose: Notes of spring blossom, jasmine, apricot and peach with hints of spice
Palate: Well structured, round, full bodied, beautiful palate weight
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