This our Pinot Noir from vines situated in the newly declared ward of Hemel en Aarde Ridge. This wine shows cool climate poise and elegance with an earthy and bright fruit character.Origin: Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge
Soil Type: Planted to Argillaceous Shale of the Bokkeveld Series
Aspect: North West
Trellising System: Vertical Shoot Positioning (Perold)
Age of Vines: 3 – 7 years
Vines per Hectare: 5500 – 7000 Average
The Pinot Noir planted on our farm in the new ward of Hemel-en-AardeRidge, 10km in proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. The climate being “temperate” in style, where the southerly maritime winds blow through the appellations during the summer. These winds in turn bring regular sea mists and overcast conditions to the areas and with it more even temperatures. The average temperature is 19°C and rainfall, approximately, 750mm per year.