Franschhoek Cellar Chardonnay 2001

Medium bodied white wine. Typical citrus flavours of the chardonnay grape on the nose and palate.

Enjoy on it's own or with a light meals.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Deon Truter
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 2 year from vintage

in the vineyard : Grapes originated from Franschhoek Region
Average age of vines: 5-10 years
Type of Soil: Alluvial

about the harvest: Harvested by hand when sugar is 23°B - 25°B.

in the cellar : After crushing and destalking the pulp is pumped into separator tanks where skin contact for ± 4 - 6 hours is given. Settlement take place overnight. The free run juice is inoculated with active dry yeast. Fermentation takes place at about 12°C - 15°C. After fermentation, the wine is kept on the lees for 1 - 2 months. When the wine is required for bottling ,it is racked, stabilised and filtered. No wood contact.

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