Domaine des Dieux Farm, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Walker Bay, Hermanus. The soil is granite with a significant portion of clay. The vineyard was established in 2006. Pinot noir clones 115 & 667.
2018 was a dry vintage in the Cape, leading to tiny grapes and wines with a high grape to juice ratio +lean, energetic style +great fresh acidity +fine tannin
Descriptors of the nose:
Red current, Patchouli, rose petals, red cherry, lifted spice
Descriptors of the flavour & palate:
Red forest fruit, beetroot earthiness, hibiscus, fruit-coated tannin and balanced acidity
Om symbolises the concept of universal creation. This word is also synonymous with peace. The vineyards are situated in the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge region (Heaven and Earth), a beautiful and peaceful place close to my heart.
If you like – Ideal Cuisine:
French cuisine | refined Asian cuisine | savoury vegetarian dishes with aubergine or beetroot | Jerusalem artichoke | white meat / fish / poultry / duck