SOUTH AFRICA


Six Hats Chardonnay
2010 Chardonnay

Viticulture

Vineyard: From Piekenierskloof in the Cederberg Mountains.
Soil Type: Sandy, Loam soil.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: Drip Method
Harvest Date: Last week of February.
Yield: 6 t/ha

Vinification:

The grapes were handpicked in the early hours of the morning allowing the grapes to retain their fruitiness and fresh natural flavors. Only the free run juice has been used. The must was settled and inoculated with selected yeast strains. fermenting under temperature controlled conditions at 12°Centigrade. Matured in French oak over 2 months.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Light straw.
Nose: Rich apple and pineapple aromas.
Palate: In the mouth it is well rounded with clear notes of pineapple, some citrus and vanilla on the finish.
Other: It pairs well with poultry or Asian cuisine.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14
RS (g/l): 3.2
TA (g/l): 5.41
pH: 3.46
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