2017 Chardonnay Reserve

R86.00 | Club R77.40

Typical citrus with a subtle hint of wood.

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Tasting Notes

Pale gold colour introduces baked lemons, fresh lime peel, marmalade and vanilla incense on the nose. The palate has a pithy, peach pip texture with a savoury, saline finish. 

Food Pairing

Pair this with wild mushroom risotto, pan-fried Kingklip or Yellow-tail with lemon butter sauce.

Awards

Reserve Chardonnay 2017
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2019 – Gold
Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Veritas Wine Awards 2014 – Bronze
Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2014 – Diamond
Platters Guide 2014 – 4 Star
Platters Guide 2015 – 4 Star
Reserve Chardonnay 2011
Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2013 – Diamond
Platters Guide 2012 – 4 Star
Reserve Chardonnay 2010
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2011 – Gold
Veritas Wine Awards 2011 – Silver
Platters Guide 2011 – 4 Star
Platters Guide 2012 – 4 Star
Platters Guide 2013 – 4 Star

Additional Information

Winemaker’s Notes:  Pale gold colour introduces baked lemons, fresh lime peel, marmalade and vanilla incense on the nose. The palate has a pithy, peach pip texture with a savoury, saline finish.
Style:  Full bodies, wooded white
Cultivar:  100% chardonnay
Tons per hectare:  6-7
Age of vine:  15 years
Harvest date: February 2016
Soil:  Shale
Trellising:  Trellis
Irrigation:  No Irrigation
Degree balling at harvest:  Early morning, hand harvested at 23.5B
Vinification:  Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 14C
Cooperage: 16 months, New French Oak
Maturation potential:  Can be enjoyed now, can be cellared 3-5 years
Analysis Alcohol: 14.07%

Residual Sugar: 2.8g/l

Total Acid: 5.6g/l

Region: Coastal

Fact Sheet

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Additional Information
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