Bill&Co. Swartland

David & Nadia, Grenache 2019

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One Paardeberg sustainably farmed vineyard planted in the early 2000’s is responsible for the core of this wine, blended with a similarly aged organically certified vineyard planted in deep rich clay soils, north of Malmesbury. Grenache as our ultimate red variety shows once again why this variety is well suited to the Swartland in its droughts and harsh conditions. This vintage of the Grenache (as with the 2018 Elpidios) also contains a component fermented and matured in concrete. Four weeks on the skins pre-/during fermentation, 60% whole bunches, one punch down per day, minimum and gentle extraction. Pressed off and matured in old 500 L neutral French oak barrels as well as a 2 700 L concrete vessel for a year.