Region: Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam
Cederberg wines are produced by South Africa’s most uniquely situated wine farm boasting the Cape’s highest lying vineyards. The farm is situated in the Cederberg Wilderness Area, and falls within the Cape “fynbos” region – one of the worlds’ six floral kingdoms. Over the past fifteen years, this cellar has leapt into prominence on the South African wine scene with an impressive repertoire of awards for both white and red wines.
Vinification: 15% juice bleeding directly after crush, cold maceration for two days, pump over every six hours with two punch downs a day, maximum temperature 28°C; 14 days extended skin maceration. Barrel maturation: Medium toast 225l barrels used, combination of medium and tight grain oak for 15 months, 1st fill 60%, 2nd fill 40%, 95% French, 5% American.