Nederburg The Manor Chardonnay 2016

Light straw Lime and apricot aromas with a touch of vanilla oak. Lime and apricot aromas with a touch of vanilla oak.

Excellent served with fresh salads, seafood, fish, poultry and 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, juicy, smooth-drinking, well-balanced premium wines inspired by the harmonious, graceful lines of Nederburg's H-shaped Cape Dutch manor house, built in 1800.

Available: Europe/UK

in the vineyard : The grapes were sourced from vineyards in the Paarl, Malmesbury and Philadelphia areas. The vines, situated on mostly south to south-westerly-facing slopes and grafted onto Filloksera-resistant rootstocks Richter 99 and 101, received either supplementary or drip irrigation. The yield averaged 6 to 8 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : 

The grapes were harvested by hand at 21o to 22.5º Balling during February. The fruit was crushed and gently pressed to extract excellent quality juice. Once fermentation was underway, 80% of the fermenting juice was transferred to a combination of new and second-fill French oak barrels, where the wine remained on the lees for approximately six months.

CELLARMASTER Andrea Freeborough

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