Other recent vintages:  2018   2017   2016   2015  

At 33 years old, this is the oldest vineyard planted on the Remhoogte estate. The wine has a golden colour and complex aromas of fresh tropical fruit and honeysuckle. There are undertones of subtle pears, white peach, orange peel, limes, honeysuckle and acacia.

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  • South Africa    Stellenbosch    Simonsberg-Stellenbosch
  • 100%
    Chenin Blanc
     
  • Alcohol
      14.0%
  • Certified sustainable
  • Natural wine
  • Oak
      9 months in 225 and 300 liter French oak barrels. 20 percent new barrels used.
  • Production
      625 cases produced annually
  • Vegan
  • Vineyard aspect
      South facing slope
  • Vineyard planted
      1986
  • Vineyard size
      2 hectares

Block 6 is a registered single vineyard. Its cool, southern aspect combine with fresh maritime breezes to provide ideal conditions for optimal ripening. The yield of the vines is low, around 5 tons per hectare. The soils are made up of deep decomposed granite.

Honey-gold bunches are selectively harvested and then cooled overnight to around 5 degrees Celsius. The juice is macerated on the skins for 12 hours before gentle pressing. The wine is fermented and matured for 12 months in 225 & 300 litre French oak barrels. The wine is left on the gross lees for the duration of the maturation.