Steenberg Chardonnay Unwooded 2002

To be distributed by Siris Vintners only
This Chardonnay has pronounced traits of lime, apple and pear with a lingering aftertaste.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winemaker : John Loubser
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.2  ta : 7.0 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
2002 Young Wine Show - Bronze Medal
in the vineyard : Soil type: Clovelly
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 11 years
Pruning: Spur - 2 bud
Yield: 5 Ton/Ha
Rootstock: 101 - 14 MGT

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at sugar level of about 24.5°Balling from the 27 - 28 February 2002.

in the cellar : The grapes were crushed at 18°C and the free run juice was pumped into settling tanks. The grape must settled at 15°C and was then racked into fermentation tanks, where it was inoculated with a cultured yeast strain and a warm fermentation took place at 19°C for 2 weeks.

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