Dieu Donne Methode Cap Classique 1998

Creamy and fresh apple and lemon elegance complement the gentle leesy, biscuity, emphasised by a fine soft bubble.


variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Stephan du Toit
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12.1 % vol  rs : 11.6 g/l  pH : 2.99  ta : 7.8 g/l  so2 : 96 mg/l  fso2 : 24 mg/l  
type : Cap_Classique  
pack : 0  size : 0  closure : 0  

in the vineyard : Climate: Average temperature: 17-18ºC
Average winter temperature: 8ºC
Annual rainfall: 900mm
Soil: Deep Hutton soils with rocky top soil
Vineyards: Altitude: 480m
Slope: South West
Trellising: Extended Perold

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 19.5º Balling, T.A. 10.6g/l, pH 2.9.

in the cellar : 100% Chardonnay. Whole bunch pressing. Fermented in French oak barriques. Bottle fermented. Three years on lees.

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