Savage Wines Follow the Line 2022
Savage Wines Follow the Line 2022

    Savage Wines Follow the Line 2022

    R 365.00

    Cinsault (includes 8% Darling Syrah)


    Cinsault from a 41 year old dry farmed bush vine vineyard in
    Darling. The vines are grown in decomposed granite on a south
    facing slope which gets battered by the prevailing south east wind
    off the cold Atlantic. We have worked with this vineyard since 2011
    and the level of consistency and purity never ceases to amaze.

    Grapes are meticulously sorted in both vineyard and winery, more
    so in 2022 due to the extreme vintage. 20% of the fruit was
    discarded to ensure only the best bunches were processed. 50%
    whole bunch spontaneous fermentation with gentle extraction and
    2 weeks on the skins. Basket pressing is followed by a year in
    older foudre, amphora and old 500L barrels before bottling.

    Follow the Line always displays aromatic purity, strawberries,
    cherries, rose petals and violets. The 2022 vintage showcases all
    of this with a little more texture and richness courtesy of the
    warmer vintage. The vines adapted incredibly to the challenges
    and have yielded an extremely complex wine with the
    characteristic freshness of granitic soils. Follow the Line drinks
    beautifully young but will age well up to 10 years.