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Delaire Chardonnay 2004 (Lightly wooded)

An exceptional Chardonnay from high altitude mountain vineyards. Complexity enhanced by sensitive Oaking (9 months barrel matured). Uninhibited peach and apricot fruit on the nose with characteristic Butterscotch and spice aftertaste.

Seafood dishes & Poultry dishes, light pasta's.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Gunter Schultz
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.27  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Situation: Faces North - East
Altitude: 270 m
Distance from Sea: 50 km
Soil Type: Hutton
Rootstock: Richter 99
Age of vines: 18 years
Trellising: 5 Wire Perold System
Pruning: 2 bud spurs

about the harvest: Harvesting Date: Beginning March

in the cellar : 100% fermented and matured in French oak barrels.
Oak used: French, 50% 3rd and 50% 4th fill for 9 month period.

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