Sauvignon Blanc Dewaldt Heyns, Paardeberg Valley, Swartland 2016
Dewaldt Heyns, Paardeberg Valley, Swartland
Dewaldt Heyns is one of the Cape's most respected winemakers.” Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate November 2015
Dewaldt Heyns, one of the most talented South African winemakers, has achieved his lifelong dream of making wines from the tiny parcel of ancient vines in his father’s 1.1ha vineyards in Paardeberg Valley, Swartland. Inspired by his time spent learning his craft in the Rhône, it is clear to see its ‘Old World’ influence on his wines, especially his Shiraz ‘Weathered Hands’. After graduating from Elsenburg, he began work at Rust en Vrede with Kevin Arnold who, he says, played a significant role in the way he regards wine.
Pale straw in colour, a rich, silky palate characterised by notes of honey, apricot, ripe pear and sweet spice. Balanced and fresh on the finish, it is clear to see the "Old World" influence on this wine.
Grape: 100% Sauvignon Blanc