Bon Courage Chardonnay Prestige Cuvee 2000

The South African Wine Trophy Show 2002 - Bronze
An elegant refreshing unwooded dry white wine with a strong citrus aroma and a light, crisp and succulent finish. It can be enjoyed with crumbed fish, fried calamari, chicken casseroles and roast pork with applesauce.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.41  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
The South African Wine Trophy Show 2002 - Bronze

ageing : Good now but even better in 12 months.

in the vineyard : Age of vineyards planted: 10-12 years

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested early morning, only healthy bunches were handpicked at 22º Balling.
Yield: 12-15 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Press must and juice were inoculated with yeast and fermented together at 15-17ºC. It was racked at 4º Balling into another tank where it was on thin sediment for 90 days. This was done to give the wine more complexity. The wine was then filtered and bottled.

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