Brampton Unoaked Chardonnay 2010

Brampton Unoaked Chardonnay 2010

Stone fruit and flowers dominate on the nose. Palate filled with ripe citrus flavours with a touch of dry cereal and sweet honey.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winery : Brampton Wines
winemaker : Randolph Christians
wine of origin : Paarl and Robertson
analysis : alc : 13.92 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.84 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 3 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Situation: Stellenbosch, Paardeberg and Darling
Altitude: 180 - 450 m
Distance from sea: 7 - 30 km
Soil type: Decomposed Granite (Tukulu) & Shale
Rootstock: R99
Age of vines: 24 Years
Trellising: Vertically shoot positioned & Perold
Pruning: Spur & Cane Pruned
Irrigation: Drip irrigation & overhead sprayers

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked.
Harvested: February 2010

in the cellar : All grapes are destemmed and crushed in the press. The free run juice is then settled. Fermentation (12° - 16°C) takes place in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine is kept on the gross lees for 3 months, stirring once a week to add roundness to the wine.

Production: 17 000 cases (6 x 750ml)
Bottled: August 2010

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