Rhebokskloof Vineyard Selection POUCH Chardonnay 2015

A full bodied wine with ripe orange peel, almonds and muesli on the nose. The judicious use of oak enhances the flavour and the well balanced acidity ensures a nice and pleasing aftertaste.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardnnay
winemaker : Rolanie Lotz
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.94 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : TetraPack  size : 375ml  closure : Tap  

in the vineyard : Origin: Rhebokskloof Estate and selected other vineyards in Paarl WO
Soil Type: Granitic and shale soils
Slope: Mostly East facing slopes
Age: 4 - 14 years

about the harvest: Harvest Time: February 2015
Yield: 6 - 8 tons per hectare
Balling: 23° - 24° B at harvest

in the cellar : Fermentation:100% fermentation in oak barrels | Wine was kept on lees with regular batonage
Oaking: 20% new French oak barrels and the balance in 2nd, 3d and 4th fill 300l barrels
Aging: Matured in barrels for 12 months prior to bottling

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