Varietals: Ruby Cabernet
Vineyard: Die Vlakte
Altitude & Orientation: 220 m in flat alluvial lands of the Gamka Valley, south of the town of Calitzdorp.
Soil type & Rainfall: Flat, alluvial, sandy, and well-drained soil. Irrigation is by canals and flood irrigation from the Calitzdorp dam. The 2022 harvest experienced heavier than normal seasonal rainfall with a devastating hailstorm during the ripening period.
Climate: Continental with hot dry summer days and cool evenings. The diurnal temperature variation gives the grapes time to cool overnight, creating complexity in the wines.
Bottling Date: .05.22
Production: 254 bottles – 750ml