Glen Carlou Chardonnay 2011

Colour: Vibrant pale yellow with slight lime green hue.
Aroma: Intense aroma with a complex bouquet of lime-tree blossom gooseberry, peach and citrus.
Flavour: Soft and generous, mouth filling fruit flavours of stonefruits and citrus. The creamy texture is balanced with a fine acid. 
Finish: Clean fresh finish with well integrated oak in the end.

Delicious when paired with mushroom risotto, pan seared scallops or line fish.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Arco Laarman
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Soft   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Optimum drinkability: 2012 - 2017

about the harvest: Harvested in January 2011 at an average brix of 23.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation: 95% in 225 litre French oak barrels - 30% new and 5% in American oak - all new
Barrel ageing: 10 months - 30% new, 35% second fill, 35% third fill barrels
Bottling: Bottled in December 2011

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