Delaire Chardonnay 2005

An exceptional Chardonnay from high altitude mountain vineyards. Complexity enhanced by sensitive Oaking (9 months barrel matured). Uninhibited pear and peach fruit on the nose with characteristic butterscotch and vanilla on the palate.

Fish, poultry and pasta dishes.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Gunter Schultz
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.14 g/l  pH : 3.32  ta : 7.1 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Recommended Bottled Maturation: 3 years

in the vineyard : Situation: Faces North - East
Altitude: 270 m
Distance from Sea: 50 km
Soil Type: Hutton
Rootstock: Richter 99
Age of vines: 15 years
Trellising: 5 Wire Perold System
Pruning: 2 bud spurs

about the harvest: Harvesting Date: Beginning March

in the cellar : Fermented and matured 100% in French oak barrels.
Oak used: 9 Months in 20% new, 30% second, 30% third, 20% unwooded

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