Van Loveren Christina Chardonnay 2010

A well-balanced, single vineyard wine. Typical citrus and buttery aromas are complimented by toasty oak derived from new French oak barrels. Full, dry finish.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : BUSSELL RETIEF
wine of origin : ROBERTSON
analysis : alc : 14.28 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.11  ta : 7.4 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : MATURATION POTENTIAL: Will gain complexity with 2 to 3 years of bottle maturation

in the vineyard : AGE OF VINE: 18 Years old
SOILS: Limestone
TRELLISING: 4 Wire Perold system
IRRIGATION: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Harvesting is done by hand at night

in the cellar : Produced from hand-selected grapes from a single vineyard. Fermented & matured in 100% new French Oak barrels for 5 months. Regularly stirred on the lees.

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