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Swartland: Serengeti Chardonnay 2016

Lovely straw colour wine. Upfront tropical and butterscotch flavours on the nose with hints of sweet melon. This wine has full ripe developed Chardonnay flavours, creamy, butterscotch supported by tropical dry fruit flavour. Experience the full, rich palate and lingering after taste.

$17.00 $9.99

Year: 2016

CONDITIONS
Warm summers and cold, wet winters. Limited Irrigation, mainly dry land, bush vine vineyards.

FERMENTATION TIME, TEMPERATURE & METHOD
The grapes were harvested at a full-ripe stage, crushed, cooled and pressed. Fermentation takes place at 16 – 18 °C in a stainless steel tank and extended lees contact at 10°C was allowed for three months to build the complexity of the wine.

POST BLENDING TREATMENT
Filtered and stored in stainless steel tanks till bottling.

WINEMAKER’S COMMENT
Colour
Lovely straw colour wine.
Bouquet
Upfront tropical and butterscotch flavours on the nose with hints of sweet melon.
Palate
This wine has full ripe developed Chardonnay flavours, creamy, butterscotch supported by tropical dry fruit flavour. Experience the full, rich palate and lingering after taste.
Cellaring
Drink now or within 12 months.
Food Pairing
As this is not a wooded Chardonnay, but still a good full bodied wine, you can enjoy it with chicken in a creamy sauce, salmon or white fish sautéed in butter. Also try roasted chicken and veal dishes as well as pastas with bazil/pesto.