WO Klein Karoo
‘Gramadoelas’ is a Single Vineyard of Grenache blanc from a continental arid climate Karoo terroir at 450m above sea level. A small area far to the eastern border of the Cape, with schist and shale soils. Grapes are destemmed and cold soaked on skins for 20 hours before pressing and natural fermentation in older oak barrels. Kept ageing on its fine lees in barrel for 9 months before bottling. Partial bottonage. A precise and perfumed wine with lovely salinity and fine texture.
Christian Eedes (Winemag):
“This vintage is quite neutral, characterised more by its acidity and texture than intensity of aroma or flavour. A hint of flinty reduction before hints of pear, peach, talcum powder and floral perfume while the palate is light, fresh and pithy. Alc: 12.43%.