Cabernet Sauvignon

Area: Stellenbosch, in the Bottelary Area
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Aspect: North-west
Row Direction: North-south
Year Planted: 1988
Soil Type: 75 % Glenrosa (shale origin with bedrock fragments in the soil), 25 % Pinedene (various origin with a fine texture sandy loam upper soil and clay loam subsoil)
Training: 5-wire vertical trellis
Pruning: Spur pruned
Irrigation: None
Plant Density: 3472 vines per hectare (1.2m X 2.4m spacing)
Cropping: 4 tons/ha or 25 hl/ha

Petit Verdot

Area: Stellenbosch, in the Bottelary Area
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Aspect: West over to an easterly aspect
Row Direction: East-west
Year Planted: 1999
Soil Type: Glenrosa from a granitic origin with a high fraction of coffee stone gravel in the upper soil.
Training: 5 wire-vertical trellis
Pruning: Spur pruned
Irrigation: Supplemental overhead irrigation (once per growing season)
Plant Density: 3472 vines per hectare (1.2m X 2.4m spacing)
Cropping: 8 tons/ha or 52 hl/ha

Merlot

Area: Stellenbosch, in the Banhoek Valley
Altitude: 350 metres above sea level
Aspect: Steep south-facing
Row direction: East-west
Year Planted: 1999
Soil Type: Medium potential Tukulu soil (clay loam) with a high fraction of gravel and river rocks
Training: 6-wire vertical trellis
Pruning: Spur pruned
Irrigation: Supplemental drip irrigation
Plant Density: 2777 vines per hectare (1.2m X 3.0m spacing)
Cropping: 5 tons/ha or 33 hl/ha

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