Hartenberg Chardonnay 1997

Rich creamy layered fruit. Evident depth of flavour with good balance between fruit and oak. Full, rich wine packed with flavour. Long harmonious aftertaste.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winemaker : Carl Schultz
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
Veritas Gold Medal 1998
South African Airways Business Top 10
WINE (UK) Silver medal 1999
Michelangelo OIV silver medal 1998

ageing : Three to four years from vintage.

in the cellar : Hand picked in the cool of the morning so as to capture flavours. Destemmed and cooled but no crushing. No skin contact, but immediate pressing. No sulphur added pre-settling, so as to bring out flavours. Inoculated in tank with yeats and transferred to barrels for 12 months.

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