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KWV HARVEST REPORT 2020: 'ITS ABOUT PERFECT COHESION'

07 January 2020

KWV’s wine and harvest team have undoubtedly mastered the art of wine harvesting. Once a year, winemakers, viticulturists, cellar workers and laboratory personnel join hands to reap the fruits of their labour. Cue pride, joy and weeks of unimaginable planning. Harvest 2020 started on 7 January 2020 – a fairly early vintage as initial véraison was spotted on a number of varieties by early December 2019. The KWV harvest team kicked off with Pinot Noir for the brand’s Méthode Cap Classique offerings at a somewhat lower yield than in 2019, followed by particularly tropical Chardonnay, and late bloomer Sauvignon Blanc. Next in the harvest line for white varieties came Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc and Viognier.

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