Blue Owl Chardonnay 2016

A fresh and zesty style of wine packed with winter melon flavours,apricot nuances and a citrus aftertaste. The palate is silky and smooth with great balance of fruit and finesse.

Pair with fresh pasta with green peppers, ham and a light creamy herb sauce. Or open a bottle with friends while sitting around the pool.


variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Van Zyl du Toit
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.2 % vol  rs : 4.0 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 

Drink now or within the next 2 years.

Style of wine: Unwooded dry White Wine.

in the cellar : 

After acquiring the farm next door, we found some of the most pristine (and old) chardonnay vineyards. Careful handling in the cellar, whole bunch pressing and fermentation with a bunch of selected yeast strains delivered a beautiful and rich yet fresh wine. Carefully monitored lees contact (sur lie) for 4 months added depth of flavour and character to this elegant wine.

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