WhaleHaven Chardonnay 1997

Aromas of baked apricots and marmalade, with lemon grass and bay leaves, merge into butterscotch and toasted nut flavours. Distinctive cool-climate acidity, enhances the ageing potential of this wine. Only 780 cases produced.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winery : Whalehaven Wines
winemaker : Storm Kreusch
wine of origin : Overberg
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1,8 g/l  pH : 3,35  ta : 6,3 g/l  

in the cellar : 35% Walker Bay and 65% Elgin wine wards - hence Wine of origin Overberg. The wine was fermented and matured in small French oak barrels for 8 months. 26% new oak, 52% 2nd fill and 22% 3rd fill.

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