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Avontuur Luna de Miel Chardonnay Reserve 2014


Colour: Pale, golden straw.
Aroma: Immediate whiffs of orange marmalade and lime jelly with a tang of fresh ginger.
Flavour: Full-bodied with a lingering aftertaste. Ripe citrus, white peach and an interesting minerality followed by a smooth finish. Well balanced. A good food wine.

Mildly spiced eastern cuisine, rich white meat dishes like Butter Chicken.

variety : Chardonnay | 95% Chardonnay, 5% Viognier
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Jan van Rooyen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2015 Vitis Vinifera Competition - Gold Medal

ageing : Drink now or over the next 5 years.

about the harvest: Harvest Date: Early March 2014
Harvested at full ripeness (23° Balling)

in the cellar : 

De-stemmed. Lightly pressed. Some fermentation in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak barrels. The rest of the juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks. Aged in barrels for 10
months, blended, filtered and then bottled.

Bottling Date: 29 April 2015

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