Backsberg Kosher Chardonnay 2017

A fusion of intense fruit-forward flavours of pineapple, cashew and cream is balanced by a fresh, citrus finish.

This flavour-filled wine ideally matches seafood and cream-based pasta dishes.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.81 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.3  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine matures to rich flavours of pineapple, honeysuckle and nuts. Best enjoyed within 6 years of the vintage, although further aging can yield a beautifully complex and interesting wine.

in the vineyard : Origin: Paarl
Climate: Mediterranean 
Viticulture: The fruit is from both younger vines, that drive the fruit profile, and low-yielding older vineyards, that provide a very finely structured backbone.

in the cellar : Fruit is picked at various stages of ripeness to create a layered and complex flavour profile. Fermentation takes place in both tanks and a variety of oak barrels. Thereafter, aging on the lees further contributes to the full body and creamy texture of this wine.
Blend: Chardonnay 100% - fermented and matured with a selection of French oak chips, staves and barrels for 8 months.

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