Cape Discovery Chardonnay NV

Inviting citrus and lime notes. Oak aromas not overpowering the freshness. This wine is tailored for enjoyment, a quaffable wine.


variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winery : 
winemaker : Reino Kruger
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 5.48 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 5.648 g/l  va : 0.13 g/l  so2 : 97 mg/l  fso2 : 40 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Soil: Scali, Alluvial, Hutton, Kroonstad and Clovelly
Growing Climate/Vintage Conditions: Cool ocean breeze, receiving early morning sun.

about the harvest: Date of harvest: mid-March
Type of harvest: Hand harvest in the cool morning.

in the cellar : Method: 6 - 24 hour skin contact, free-run juice only.
Fermentation Temperature: 12° C
Length: 60 days; extended lees contact, small wooded component added from small French barrels.
Malolactic Fermentation: None

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