Slope: Very gently, southerly
Soil: Rocky, chalk-rich
Climate: Moderate summer with low night temperatures, cold winter
Wind: Cool southeasterly (summer)
Wine of Origin Robertson
Zandvliet Estate, established 1867 / 50ha
Cold-soaked on skins for up to 24 hours. Juice withdrawn and skins lightly pressed. Decanted into barrels directly after yeast inoculation. Batonnage for duration of barrel fermentation. Malolactic in barrels.
Fermented in French oak barrels and matured in barrels on the lees for 6 months.
Alc / Vol: 11,78%
Acidity: 5,6 g/L
Residual sugar: 2,1 g/L
Winemaker: Jacques Cilliers