Six Hats Chardonnay 2011

Six Hats Chardonnay 2011

A well-rounded wine with rich red apple aromas and juicy pineapple flavours. Some citrus and vanilla on the aftertaste.

Enjoy with poultry of Asian cuisine.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Jaco Brand
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.29  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Herbaceous  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Grapes are sourced from Fairtrade certified vineyards predominantly in the Piekenierskloof region. These vineyards are trellised and grow on sandy, loam soils. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and managed to yield below 6 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Grapes were handpicked very early in the morning allowing the grapes to retain their fruitiness and flavours.
Harvest Date: Last week of February

in the cellar : Only the free run juice was settled and inoculated with selected yeast strains; fermented under controlled conditions at 12° C. Wine was fermented on French oak for 2 months.

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