Arendsig Single Vineyard Chardonnay Block: A15 2018
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 in summer, Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain range and Breede River.
Location of vineyard: Between Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain range, East facing slope above the banks of the Breede River, South in the Robertson Wine Valley, Wakkerstroom Wes, R317, Arendsig Farm.
Nose: Citrus, Green Apple, with hints of tropical tones
Pallet: Fresh mineral, rich, round, long lingering mouthfeel
Maturation: 2 x 5000 L French oak, fourth fill, Foudrè casks for 10 months on the lees.
Cases produced: 2600 x 6
Ph: 3.0 TA: 7.6 Vol: 13.77%; VSO2: 17 mg/l; TSO2: 84 mg/l; RS: 3.1 g/l