Chardonnay 2017

R155 per bottle
R930 per case

White tropical fruit and lemon peel flavours are complemented by apricot and fynbos aromas.  An aromatic tropical character gives the wine extra complexity with a full and well balanced palate with a lingering fruity after taste.

Description

Blend

Chardonnay 88 %
Viognier 12 %

Cellar

The fermentation was started in stainless steel and transferred to barrels after first week of fermentation. The wine spent 3 months on its lease in the barrels with regular stirring of the lease during that period. After that the wine was racked and returned to the barrels for a further 12 months of maturation.

Wood

Wine spent 15 months in new 300 litre oak barrels. 60% French oak and 40% Hungarian oak.

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