Region: Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam
Cederberg is South Africa’s most uniquely situated wine farm that falls within the pristine environs of the Cederberg wilderness area in the Cape Floral Kingdom. Amongst spectacular rock formations and fynbos, lie the highest altitude vineyards in the Cape. Conservation is fundamental and Cederberg Private Cellar is a committed member of the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative.
“Strings of dainty pearls in liquid gold.” Made in the traditional French method of allowing a second fermentation to take place in the bottle. The extended period on lees, allowed time to add to the creamy complexity of this sparkling wine.
Chardonnay grapes early morning hand harvested at 19°Balling. Vinification: Cold whole bunch press at 8°C, settled for two days at 10°C, 100% stainless steel fermented for 24 days at 11°C. Secondary fermentation: aged for 52 months with the lees in bottle.