Variety: 95% Syrah; 5% Grenache
Bottling Date: 12 January 2022
Production: 4346 x 750ml
Wine of Origin: Swartland
70% comes from a cooler site on the Paardeberg (granite
soils) and the rest from around the Kasteelberg mountain
(iron and schist soils). The vineyards are in their early 20’s.
Hand harvested at dawn into small crates and put in the
cold room for a few hours. 100% whole-bunches got footstomped
to release some juice and allowed to ferment
naturally in a concrete tank.
10 months in a 2550L Stockinger foudre and three 300L oak
Alcohol: 14.28 %
RS: 1.95 g/L
TA: 5.00 g/L
Total Sulphites: 81 PPM