August 2021

Soil searching in the SA Winelands

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 14:43 -- cwg

The intimate understanding of terroir begs the empathetic question: Do people care? Why break your head over sublayers of limestone if you know where to find a Chardonnay that consistently delivers on a creamy, citrusy mouthfeel? Or why be bothered about the amount of clay present in a vineyard site if you have a go-to Shiraz exuding sweeter American oak nuances?