Stormhoek Chardonnay / Viognier 2014

Fresh, fruity and versatile. Upfront apple, lime and a hint of pear on the nose with a zingy herbaceous palate and lingering finish.

variety : Chardonnay [ 80% Chardonnay, 20% Viognier ]
winery : Origin Wine
winemaker : Hermias Hugo / Seugnet Rossouw
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : 
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Climate: Coastal
Area planted: 42 ha
Soil: Hutton and Clay

about the harvest: Harvested early morning February. Grapes were handpicked into small baskets. In 2014 the yield was 8-12 ton/ha

in the cellar : Gentle destalking and crushing
Large stainless steel tanks, low temperature
4 months lees contact
Partial malolactic, partly aged with French oak for 4 months
American Oak MT and staves
Filtration and Cold stabilisation

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