<CL is the concept range in the Oldenburg Vineyards stable. For us, the <CL range represents a key part of our story: that we are cooler than Stellenbosch (in terms of climate). There are eight natural elements that make our corner of the Banghoek Valley a special place to make wine, and three of these elements (the mountain ranges, the elevation and the winds) influence the coolness of our valley. This cooler climate elevates the quality of our grapes and wine significantly, through slower and more even ripening. Cooler climate, cooler wines.
The <CL Red Blend shows a deep purple colour with a slight fade towards the rim. On the nose a wonderful marriage of macerated berries, sour cherries, lavender, rosemary and blue bubble-gum candy which completes an alluring nose. A juicy palate showcases luscious blueberries, blackberries and vanilla with an incredibly long, lingering finish that makes this wine a smooth and accessible option for any occasion.
CULTIVAR: 52% Syrah, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc