Franschhoek Cellar Chardonnay 2006

Nice medium bodied white wine. Typical citrus flavour of the Chardonnay grape on the nose and palate.

Enjoy with light Greek or France salads. Ideal for drinking on its own.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Stephan Smit
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 7.8 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Enjoy within two years of vintage.

in the vineyard : Grapes originated from the Franschhoek Region
Average age of vines: 5 - 10 years
Type of soil: Alluvial

about the harvest: Selected vineyards harvested by hand when sugar reached 23° and 25° Balling.

in the cellar : After crushing and destalking, the pulp was pumped into separator tanks where skin contact for ± 4 - 6 hours was given. Settlement took place overnight. The free run juice was inoculated with active dry yeast. Fermentation takes place at about 12ºC - 15ºC. After fermentation. The wine is kept on the lees for 1 - 2 months. When the wine is required for bottling, its is racked, stabilised and filtered. No wood contact.

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