L Avenir Chardonnay 1997

Nice fresh citrus; grapefruit and a touch of bread on the nose. The taste is rich and creamy with a broad mouthfeel and well integrated vanilla oak.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winemaker : Francois Naude
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.61 % vol  rs : 3.9 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.4 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Chardonnay du Monde, Macon, France 1998 - Silver

ageing : A big wine with good maturation potential! Up to five years.

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Glenrosa
Irrigation: Dry land
Age of vines: 6 years

about the harvest: Yield: 6 tonnes/ha
These grapes were harvested at 23.7º Balling on 25 February 1997.

in the cellar : Fermented in barrels and matured on the lees for 9 months before being blended with a portion of tank-fermented wine.

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