Arendsig 1987 Colombard 2020
By Christian Eedes, 10 September 2021
And the resurgence of Colombard continues, this offering from Lourens van der Westhuizen of Robertson property Arendsig. Grapes from a vineyard planted in 1987, this undergoes spontaneous fermentation and maturation in concrete tanks. The nose shows cut apple, peach and apricot plus a little hay while the palate is rich, good depth of fruit matched by tangy acidity, the finish possessing a pleasant salty quality. Price: R185 a bottle.
CE’s rating: 91/100.
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