Savanha Sun Chardonnay 2010

A medium-bodied wine with aromas of tropical fruit and citrus thatfollow through to a well-structured palate with a lingering aftertaste.

Serve well-chilled. Ideal with pan fried salmon in a lemon butter sauce.

variety : Chardonnay | 100 % chardonnay
winery : Savanha
winemaker : Anton Swarts
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 3.76 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 5.78 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now, or keep up to 2 years from harvest.

in the vineyard : Trellised and bushvines yielded the grapes for thiswine. The vines are 8 - 14 years old, received supplementary drip irrigationand produced 10 – 14 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: 

Grapes harvested by hand from selected vineyard blocks. Grapes receivedat cellar, destemmed, slightly crushed and pressed.

The juice of the individual block selections (some kept separate andsome blended) are fermented dry in stainless steel tanks at ±12-15°B.

Onlythe best tanks are selected for the final preparation of the blend. Maturation occurredon the fine lees for two months prior preparation for bottling. 

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