13.5% Paardeberg (Swartland)
55% Chenin, 15% Roussanne & 20% Grenache Blanc
A joint project between Edwin Doran (Ireland via london) and Andre Badenhorst (SA wine icon & father of Adi- friend of Grog and one of the best winemakers in SA).
Ed's son Tom does the work in the UK and delivers the orders himself- Doran is definitely not a big scary business!!!
Arya is named after Tom's Daughter.
Grapes were picked at 21.5
balling in the early hours of the
day. Grapes were destemmed
and left on the skins for 4 hours,
before it was pressed.
It settled overnight and was
racked in Stainless steel tank for
progressed at 13 degrees Celsius
for 15 days. The wine was left on
the lees for 60 days.
The wine is a symphony of white
pear, bright green apple and
orange aromas. A creamy texture
follows on the palate with a
long lingering finish of peach