Cardouw Wooded Chardonnay

Swiss Air 2003 - Silver
Highly rated by Wine of the Month Club
Veritas 2002 - Bronze
Highly rated by Dine Magazine


A well balanced wine with fruit and wood integration. This is a wine for the classical Chardonnay lover. A dry wooded wine with typical citrus and gliserol flavour integrated with toasty oak flavours.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winery : 
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Olifants River
analysis : alc : 13.22 % vol  rs : 2.08 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
2001 Vintage - Silver - Swiss International Airlines Wine Awards 2003
Highly rated by Wine of the Month Club
Veritas 2002 - Bronze
Highly rated by Dine Magazine
in the vineyard : These grapes are grown above the snow line on the Cederberg Mountains.

in the cellar : Cool crushed grapes underwent a five hour skin contact in static drainers before being fermented in new 300 liter French oak barrels. After fermentation the wine was left on it’s lees for eight months in the barrels.

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