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Delaire Chardonnay Barrel Fermented 2003

An exceptional Chardonnay from high altitude mountain vineyards. Complexity enhanced by sensitive Oaking (9 months barrel matured). Uninhibited tropical and citrus fruit on the nose with characteristic butterscotch and vanilla aftertaste.

Fish & Poultry dishes, light pasta's.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Gunter Schultz
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 6.0 g/l  pH : 3.27  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 years

in the vineyard : Situation: Faces North - East
Altitude: 270 m
Distance from Sea: 50 km
Soil Type: Hutton
Rootstock: Richter 99
Age of vines: 18 years
Trellising: 5 Wire Perold System
Pruning: 2 bud spurs

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested the beginning of March.

in the cellar : 100% fermented and matured in French oak barrels for 9 months, 20% New, 30% second, 30% third, 20% unwooded
Bottled: 2003/12/17

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