Kloovenburg Chardonnay 2005

Typical of a Kloovenburg Chardonnay this wine intrigues with layers of fruit complimented by elegant oak. On the nose, dried peaches and citrus are enchanched by nuances of vanilla while the smooth pallet follows through to linger with these enchanting flavours.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Kloovenburg
winemaker : Pieter du Toit
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.07  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 - 3 years

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Single Vineyards
Soil: Sandy with limestone
Age of Vines: 13 years
Yield per Ha: 10 Tons
Viticulture: 5 Wire Perold Trellised with drip irrigation.
Summer pruning for better sunlight penetration and low crop.
Monitor by Neutron Moisture meter.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested: Beginning of February
Vinification: Harvest early morning, handpicked. Removed all bad berries out by hand.

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