Unwooded Chardonnay 2017
The Stellenbosch Vineyards Unwooded Chardonnay is a feast for the senses, displaying expertly balanced complexity and purity of fruit. Its unwooded character elegantly highlights a fruit-focused flavour, presenting charming notes of lemon, grapefruit, peach and apple. Tropical fruit flavours present themselves delicately throughout the palate, supported by a lovely creaminess of texture imparted by lees contact.
VITICULTURE AND VINIFICATION NOTES
Fruit sourced from the Helderberg region within Stellenbosch. Handpicked and only the best fruit selected in the vineyards.
Whole bunch crushed followed by fermentation with natural yeast. Kept on the fine lees for six months.
The wine is ready to drink now but will mature further for five years.
SUITABILITY FOR VEGETARIANS OR VEGANS
Suitable for vegetarians but not for vegans.
This wine will pair well with cream-based pasta, grilled salmon, shellfish and sushi. Serve at a cool room temperature.
Alcohol: 13.5% by volume
Residual sugar: 4.3 g/l
Total acidity: 5.78 g/l
pH: 3.45View fact sheet