2020 Herd & Hart Western Cape Cabernet Sauvignon
The fruit for this Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced from dry-farmed vineyards on the Western Cape of South Africa. This is a crowd-pleasing, gaux-to party wine. It’s bright, fruit-forward, and the perfect addition to any backyard BBQ.
Sustainable farming practices, minimal intervention winemaking, aged for 6 months in french oak and only 112 cases produced.
The idea behind the Herd & Hart wines is to bring the beauty of the Cape to California. The project is a collaboration between Ernst Storm and the team at Argaux. We have worked with Ernst for over 7 years and this project pays tribute to his family’s heritage on the tip of Africa and the friendship we have built based on a passion for good wine, made by good people that are honoring their craft by respecting the earth and their surroundings.
The Herd & Hart wines are sourced from some of the best vineyards in the Western Cape thanks to the help of Ernst’s brother who is also a winemaker in South Africa. The old vines are situated on deposits of granite and shale soils. This combined with meticulous winemaking practices create exceptional wines that are unique to South Africa. We work with vineyards and wineries that follow sustainable farming and winemaking practices. These practices focus on farming in a way that protects the environment, conserves natural resources, and supports social responsibility while producing high-quality wines. Our vision is to enjoy the fruit of the vines and share it with others while protecting the best interests of our planet. These wines were made in South Africa, but bottled once they reached the California coast. This allowed us to reduce our carbon footprint by 40%!