Inspirational Batch 2 Grenache, Arendsig
South Africa – 2017
Tasting Note: Grenache from South Africa, a juicy, basketful of plums and cherries, fragrant with violets.
Vineyard: Clay, sand, river stone soils. the 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.
Vinification: Whole bunch pressed and straight to oak barrels without any settling. Fermented in the barrels and left for 10 months without any stirring of the lees. Racked a few weeks before bottling. Filtered once.