Balance Winemakers Selection Chardonnay 2013

Aromas of citrus with subtle underlying oak and a fresh acidity makes this a wonderfully complex wine.

A good match with Butter chicken, deep fried camembert, Veal or crayfish.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : JC Martin
wine of origin : Wstern Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

about the harvest: February

in the cellar : 

Cold skin maceration was carried out for six hours, juice then fermented in second fill French oak barrels for three weeks at 14ÂșC. Wine was left in the barrels on the lees where batonage was applied for a week. Wine was then racked and returned to the barrels for two months.

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