Rustenberg Five Soldiers 1998

A complex array of characters that only shows with time in the glass. Tremendous concentration on the palate, with flavours of almond, peach and spice. Balanced with great persistence on the palate.


variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winery : Rustenberg Wines
winemaker : Rod Easthope
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.2 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Awards
Platter 2000 **** stars

ageing : Will offer great drinking with increasing complexity over the next 10 years.

in the cellar : Fruit and juice oxidatively handled. 100% Barrel fermented in new French oak. Aged on yeast lees in barrels for 12 months with periodic battonage (lees stirring).

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