2016 Cleefs Reserve Collection Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier

2016 Cleefs Reserve Collection Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier


The blend consists of 82% Shiraz predominantly from the Stellenbosch
region and from Paarl, 15% Mourvédre from Darling and 3% Viognier
from False Bay. The 2016 vintage was a relatively dry season though
ensuredhealthygrapes. Thesevarietiesarewellsuitedtoandthrivein
hardy conditions. The vineyard canopies were opened during December
(leaf removal) to allow sufficient light and air movement in the bunch
zone to ensure ripe fruit without ‘green’ edges.