Wine Maker: Graham Anley
Assistant Wine Maker: Ruduwaan Cooper
Varietals: Ruby Cabernet/ Pinotage / Touriga Nacional
Vineyard: Die Vlakte/ Wesoever
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: May, 2022
Production: 737 bottles – 750ml
Alcohol 12.5 %
TA 5.1 g/l
RS 2.1 g/l