Springfield Estate Wild Yeast Chardonnay 2006

Springfield Estate Wild Yeast Chardonnay 2006

This unwooded Chardonnay, fermented with native yeast present in the vineyard, abounds with flavours of pineapple and pear drops. Deliciously complex in style!


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Abrie Bruwer
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.25  ta : 5.7 g/l  fso2 : 42 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : terroir: slope: very gentle, southerly
soil: rocky & calcarious, pH8
climate: moderate summer with low night temperatures, cold winter
wind: cool south easterly (summer)

vineyard Chardonnay 27-year-old vines, clone CY5 on 101/14

about the harvest: yield 4 t/ha

Harvested at night, 10 February 2006