Delheim Chardonnay Sur Lie 2011

A richly concentrated wine with minerality, citrus and white peach aromas. Elegant and well-balanced, with the potential to develop beautifully in the bottle.


variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Brenda van Niekerk
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.25  ta : 6.26 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or keep for three to four years.

in the vineyard : Vines planted in 1989 in Clovelly soil at 420 metres above sea level on the south-western slopes of the Simonsberg mountain. Clones used were Davis 3 and Davis 5 on Richter 110. The average yield was 3.5 tons/ha.

Origin
Simonsberg ward, Stellenbosch, South Africa

about the harvest: Grapes were hand-picked.

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