Avontuur Luna de Miel Chardonnay Reserve 2016

Aroma: Whiffs of orange blossom delightfully combine with coconut and vanilla from subtle oak treatment. Ripe stonefruit adds a tantalising freshness.
Flavour: Full-bodied and smooth with a lingering aftertaste. Citrus peel follow through from the nose with classic minerality providing the backbone. Well balanced acidity and fruitiness make this a wine to be proud of.

Thai curry with coconut cream, butter chicken or lightly spiced pork belly. Try it with desserts like white chocolate and citrus panacotta for something different.

variety : Chardonnay | 88% Chardonnay, 12% Viognier
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Jan van Rooyen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or over the next 4 years

This is one of Avontuur’s iconic wines with a long and illustrious history, named after one of our first brood mares. It’s therefore a privilege to produce this much-loved wine and ensure its future is as fantastic as its past.

about the harvest: 

Harvest Date: 26 January 2016
Harvested at full ripeness (23° Balling)

in the cellar : De-stemmed. Lightly pressed. Fermentation in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak barrels. Aged in barrels for 15 months, blended, filtered and then bottled.
Bottling Date: 26 July 2017

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