Compagniesdrift Chardonnay (Unwooded) 2017

Compagniesdrift Chardonnay (Unwooded) 2017

Lovely lifted aromas of lemon, yellow apple and white peach. The palate shows vibrant fruit with a mouthfilling creaminess and persistant fresh citrus finish.

Grilled fish, white and red meat.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Compagniesdrift
winemaker : Chris Williams
wine of origin : Bottelary
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Up to 2 years, provided wine is stored on ideal cellar conditions.

in the vineyard : Source from 3 vineyards on the Estate, planted on south facing elevated slopes. The younger vineyards were planted in 2007 on Cartref soils giving a greater fruit expression. Crop thinning occured at prunning and at verasion.

about the harvest: Hand picked. Partial whole bunch pressing and static settling overnight. Fermented in stainless steel with a variety of selected yeasts. Aged on the lees for 7 months before bottling.

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