Subtle citrus fruit, lemon grass and fynbos flavours are complimented by flinty aromas and complimented with the oak. The wine has a full and silky palate with a lingering fruity after taste.
Alcohol: 13.26 %
Red Sugar: 1.9 g/l
Tot acid: 5.9 g/l
Oak leaf soils, with drip irrigation delivering a production of 5 tons/ha. Chardonnay was all harvested at 23.5 º balling.
88 % Chardonnay
The wine spent 24 months in 300 litre oak barrels. 50% was second and third fill French oak and 50% was second fill Hungarian oak.
The fermentation was started in stainless steel and transferred to barrels after the first week of fermentation. The wine spent 6 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 maturation.
This wine will compliment rich fish and poultry dishes, or salads.