Constantia Uitsig Methode Cap Classique 2010

Methodé Cap Classique 2010 is complex with underlying intensity and lingering flavours in the aftertaste. It has subtle, biscuity, yeasty flavours, with a toasty nutty character obtained from ageing the wine on its yeast sediment (the lees). The nose has a fresh apple character and the palate is zesty, upfront, fresh and clean.

Foie gras, caviar, black and white truffles, oysters and smoked salmon. Pairs well with asparagus and artichokes served with their traditional accompaniments.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Andre Rousseau
wine of origin : Constantia
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 5.1 g/l  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : Cap_Classique  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 3-5 years

about the harvest: Harvested by hand.

in the cellar : Stainless steel tank fermentation followed by MLF.
Base wine bottled with sugar and yeast to allow secondary fermentation. Aged on the lees for 36 months.
Wood: 30% old barrels

Bottling date: august 2010
Disgorgement date: July 2013
Total production: 6 000 bottles

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