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Diemersdal: Chardonnay Unwooded 2016

This fashionable wine balances concentrated spicy aromas with fresh fruit flavours. The nose is elegant, with the richness of the fruit enhanced by apple and sweet melon aromas. Nuance of limes on the palate combine to offer you a delicious, flavourful wine with a creamy taste and lingering aftertaste.

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Year: 2016

Origin: Durbanville; South Africa
Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Analysis:
Alc: 13.71%
Total Acid: 5.7g/l
RS: 3.1g/l
pH: 3.34

Terroir: Slope: South-East facing slopes
Soil: Scali and Hutton
Climate: Moderate with cooling sea breezes from the Atlantic Ocean.
Viticulture: Yield: 8-12 t/ha
Trellising: 4 wire Perold
Age of vines: 11 – 29 years
Irrigation: Dry-land conditions

Oenology:
The grapes were night harvested at optimum ripeness. Crushed and de-stemmed. Skin contact of 6 hours, pressed and settled for 12 hours. Racked and inoculated with Alchemy 2 yeast. Three weeks’ alcoholic fermentation, temperature controlled at 14-16ºC.

Winemaker’s notes:
This fashionable wine balances concentrated spicy aromas with fresh fruit flavours. The nose is elegant, with the richness of the fruit enhanced by apple and sweet melon aromas. Nuance of limes on the palate combine to offer you a delicious, flavourful wine with a creamy taste and lingering aftertaste.

Food suggestions:
Enjoy with light creamy dishes and seafood.

Awards:
2015 vintage: Silver – Veritas Wine Awards’15
2014 vintage: Double Gold – Michelangelo Awards ‘14
2013 vintage: Double Gold – Michelangelo Awards ‘13
2010 vintage: Gold – Michelangelo Wine Awards ’10