La Petite Ferme Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2016

On the nose it has a warm inviting beurre noizette (burnt butter) and roasted almonds from the time spent in the wood. Fresh ripe pineapple and green flavours follows onto the palate. A well balanced and complex wine combining fresh citrus and classic rich buttery Chardonnay aromas.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : La Petite Ferme
winemaker : Wikus Pretorius
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.6 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : 

This Chardonnay is made from 50% of our Franschhoek estate grapes and 50% from Elim (Agulhas).

about the harvest: 

Grapes from different sites picked seperately and at different sugars to highlight differences in our terroir.

in the cellar : 

Matured in 1st 2nd and 3rd fill barrels for 7 months. Barrels stirred every second week for 3 months.

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