This area near Paarl is rich in indigenous fynbos, of which four species are unique to the Paardeberg Mountain – Babiana noctiflora is one of them. It has a delicate yellow flower, which releases its scent in the evening to attract moths for pollination.
There has been a notable swing to ‘biological’ farming recently on this farm, with promising trials currently in progress in certain vineyard blocks. An innovative practice currently in place uses compost tea instead of fungicides. Carefully monitored results have thus far been successful.
After blending, the wine spends another four months in barrel for maturation. The result is a rich, yet fresh wine, with floral and spice aromas and a lingering taste.