Excelsior Chardonnay 2002

Luminous lime green colour. Delicate but complex nose suffused with apricot, apple and melon. Follows through onto the palate, combining a creamy, supple mouthfeel with some lemony freshness.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winemaker : Jaco Marais
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.8 g/l  pH : 3.03  ta : 6.6 g/l  so2 : 82 mg/l  fso2 : 34 mg/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
Veritas 2003 - Bronze

ageing : Will keep well for 2-3 years.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked at 25º Balling.

in the cellar : Cold settling overnight. Fermentation at 15ºC for 12 days. Wine left on primary lees for 110 days with battonage every 10 days. Cold stabilised and filtered before bottling.

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