Nederburg 1791 Chardonnay 2016

Straw yellow. Citrus and apricot aromas followed by butterscotch, tropical and floral notes. A mouth-filling wine with a lovely freshness and ripe fruit on the palate.

Excellent on its own or served with seafood, fish, poultry or veal dishes.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Nederburg Wines
winemaker : Natasha Boks
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.97 % vol  rs : 4.12 g/l  pH : 3.41  ta : 6.06 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Soft and approachable premium wines inspired by more than two centuries of winemaking begun by Nederburg's founder, Philippus Wolvaart, who bought his land in Paarl in 1791. This wine is made from Chardonnay grapes.

Available: UK

in the vineyard : The grapes were sourced from vineyards in the Paarl, Philadelphia and Stellenbosch areas. The vineyards are situated on south to south-westerly facing slopes at altitudes of between 60m and 80m above sea level. The vines, grafted onto nematode-resistant rootstocks Richter 99, R110 and 101-114, received supplementary irrigation by means of an overhead sprinkler system.

in the cellar : 

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 22 to 23º Balling during February and March. After pressing the juice was fermented in second- and third-fill barrels and kept in maturation for a period of six months before blending. The Chardonnay and Viognier grapes were separately vinified.

CELLARMASTER Andrea Freeborough

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