A well-balanced medium to full bodied wine with well rounded tannins, well integrated oak and a rich, lingering finish.
Serve with roast beef, or a rack of lamb with sauted or pickled vegetables.
ageing :Very drinkable now but will age well for 3 years.
Arniston Bay is inspired by the fishing village of Arniston near the southernmost tip of Africa on an unspoilt coastline with azure blue seas, where the pace of life is slow and carefree.
in the vineyard :Selected prior to harvest from premium vineyards from the Western Cape region. Cool Mediterranean climate, loamy sand and weathered granite soil type. Vines are trellised on a 5-wire hedge system.
about the harvest:Grapes picked at optimum ripeness.
in the cellar :Fermented until dry at 24 – 27C, extraction of colour and varietal aromas by means of pumpover and delastage in static red fermenters.