Helderkruin Chardonnay 1998

Lighter style of Chardonnay, medium bodied with some citrus flavours and a hint of butterscotch. Very subtle wood.
SUGGESTED FOOD: Enjoy with most red and white meat dishes, which are not overpowerlingly spiced.

variety : Chardonnay [ Chardonnay ]
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wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 11.50 % vol  rs : 1.1 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 4.8 g/l  
type : White  

in the cellar : Deep red/yellow clovelly soils

VINEYARDS: 13 Years old. Planted on Western slopes of farm. Trained on 4 wire trellis system for maximum sunlight and seabreeze. 2,61 hectare.

WINEMAKING: 50% fermented in new American/French Oak barrels for three weeks and blended with the rest, which fermented in stainless steel to preserve the fruit flavours.

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