Sourced from one of the few Roussanne vineyards in South Africa, this 1 hectare planting in Stellenbosch is on well-weathered Helderberg Granite soils. Trellised and spur pruned, this vineyard produced 5.5 tons per hectare in 2016.
Hand harvested, chilled overnight and whole bunch pressed to avoid phenolics typical of this variety. Juice with a high solids content fermented in seasoned 300 liter Allier hogsheads with partial malo-lactic fermentation. Maturation and batonnage sur-lie for 8 months before bottling.
The most mature, characterful cheese you can find! OR- Asian duck with soy and kimchi