Brampton Unoaked Chardonnay 2013

Pale gold, bright and lively with outspoken attractive aromas centred on pure lime and yellow fruit tinged with fragrant spring flowers. The palate bursts with lush ripe fleshy peach and melon fruit and a balancing citrus freshness leaving a deliciously riveting finish.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Brampton Wines
winemaker : Bertho vd Westhuizen
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.5 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Silver Medal - Chardonnay du Monde 2013
Bronze Medal - Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2013
Gold Medal - Veritas Wine Awards 2012

ageing : Best enjoyed in the freshness of youth or within 2 years of vintage

in the vineyard : The grapes are from selected vineyards between Bonnievale and McGregor with unique limestone soils that our Chardonnay clones thrive in. Simonsberg - Paarl has deep decomposed granite soils for richness and structure.

about the harvest: Harvested February 2013. Moderate to cool conditions.

in the cellar : Wines were fermented in stainless steel at controlled temperatures between 13º - 16º. After fermentation the wine was kept on the gross lees for 2 - 3 months and stirred once a week to add richness and complexity to the wine

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