Delaire Chardonnay 2004 (Unwooded)

3½ stars John Platter
Green apple, citrus and pear fruit with a rich complex, creamy palate. The finish is dry with a firm acid follow through that lifts the flavour. Intense, fresh lingering aftertaste.

Fish and Poultry dishes.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : .
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 5.79 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
3½ stars John Platter

ageing : 2 - 3 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: 6-18 years
Trellising: 5 Wire Perold System
Pruning: 2 bud spurs

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested the end of February.

in the cellar : Fermentation temp: 13ºC.
Bottled: 14/06/2004

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