GlenWood Unoaked Chardonnay 2019

Elegant orange blossom and lime aromas on the nose,supported by green apple and lime flavours on the palate. This wine’s crisp and refreshing features are perfectly balanced with a subtle creaminess and ends in a lingering finish.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : DP Burger
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.8% % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle,TetraPack  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Vine age:9 years

Block size: 0.99 ha

Density:3960 vines

Yield: 6.2 tons per hectare

A low canopy allowed optimal sunlight penetration.Minimal irrigation was used. Fruit ripened slowly allowing development of small bunches with highly concentrated flavours.

about the harvest: 

Grapes were harvested at 22.2°B and whole-bunch pressed to a low 1.4 bars of pressure. Fermentation occurred over a 16 day period.

in the cellar : 

The wine spent five months on the gross lees before stabilisation, filtration and bottling.

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