Op sy moer translates as “sur lie” or “on the lees”. That means, instead of going their separate ways, the wine and the lees stay in touch for some light flirting. It’s a friendship with benefits. By keeping it on the lees, the wine is better preserved and less oxidation occurs. As the relationship matures, the lees add more richness and texture to the wine. Secondary aromas and flavours evolve, giving the wine even more complexity.