Grande Provence Chardonnay 2012

Grande Provence Chardonnay 2012

An elegant, full bodied wine with outstanding fruit and wood integration. Experience citrus, almonds and creamy flavours on the nose and palate, with nuances of vanilla and butterscotch from the oak. The wine has a soft and well balanced mouth feel with an elegant, lingering finish.

Enjoy this beautiful wine with smoked fish and creamy seafood dishes. Also works well with roasted pork or chicken and seared steak

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Karl Lambour
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.54 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.23  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Vitis Vinifera Awards - Gold
2011 Silver Best in Class – International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC)
2011 Veritas - Silver Award
2011 AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - Silver Medal

ageing : Enjoy this wine now or mature for 2-3 year from vintage.

in the vineyard : The Chardonnay grapes comes from little valley in Franschhoek known for its cool climate and is ideal for the cultivation of this prestigious variety. Low canopies allow for lots of sunshine supported by minimal irrigation. A longer ripening period resulted in small bunches with concentrated fruit flavours.

in the cellar : The wine was matured for 11 months in 60% first fill and 40% second fill small, French oak barrels.

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