Rupert & Rothschild Baroness Nadine 2009

Rupert & Rothschild Baroness Nadine 2009

Elegant and inviting with fresh lime aromas and undertones of Granny Smith apples, complemented by pineapple flavours and flinty nuances on the palate.

Recommended with langoustine or seafood salad

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Yvonne Lester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 6.7 g/l  so2 : 154 mg/l  fso2 : 19 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine has an ageing potential of 5 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 9 to 18 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked from mid February to end of March 2009 with an average yield of 7 ton per hectare.

in the cellar : After whole cluster pressing only the free-run juice was used. 80% was fermented and matured in French oak barrels. 20% was fermented in stainless steel tanks and blended back as a fresh component. One-third was matured in new barrels and the remainder in second fill barrels.

Maturation: Matured for 11 months in 228 liter French oak barrels.

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