Rijk's Private Cellar Chardonnay 2003

Attractive straw color. Nose explodes with a variety of naartjie, peach and peardrop aromas, which carries through on a creamy, full bodied palate with a firm acid. Long vanilla aftertaste.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Rijks
winemaker : Pierre Wahl
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 14.43 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.09  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
  • Swiss International Airline Awards 2005 - Gold and chosen for First Class Wine List
  • Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005 – Double gold
  • ageing : Enjoy now. Wine will age well for a potential period of at least 5 years.

    about the harvest: Night harvested and handpicked.

    in the cellar : 20% of the wine was fermented with wild yeast. 100% barrel fermented and matured for 11 months in French oak. 70% new and 30% 2nd fill French oak

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