Avondale Chardonnay 2007

Surprisingly big on the palate, with lots of tropical fruit flavours and delectable crisp acid, which makes this an enjoyable wine with or without food.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Avondale Farm
winemaker : Bertus Albertyn
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.3  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Made to be enjoyed immediately.

in the vineyard : Viticulturist: Johnathan Grieve
4 and 13 year old vines.
Yield of 8 - 10 ton per hectare.

about the harvest: 

The grapes were hand-picked at between 22 and 23┬║ B and fermented in stainless steel tanks at 15 to 18┬║Celsius for 14 days.

in the cellar : 

After fermentation the wine was kept on the lees for five month before bottling. A percentage whole pressing was done and natural fermentation was allowed.

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