Val du Charron Reserve Chardonnay 2014

Val du Charron Reserve Chardonnay 2014

Intense greenish colour with yellow notes. An extraordinary combination of vignettes offers honeyed tropical fruit flavours with concentrated aromas of ripe summer fruits including nuances of peaches, pears and fig, hints of wild flowers and notes of vanilla. It is a clean fresh wine with strong minerality and crisp acid.


variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Bertus Fourie
wine of origin : Wellington
analysis : alc : 13.29 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.36  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : The vineyards are all trellised using a Perold five wire system. The vineyards were established in 2009 and bared its first fruit in 2012. A low first yield had a significant influence on the concentration of the first harvest hence the intensity of the wine.

in the cellar : 90% fermented in stainless steel tanks, 10 % in French 1st fill barrels. Yeast isolated from Burgundy. The wine was kept on the lees until bottling Battonage on barrelled lot. No malolactic fermentation occurred as to retain the beautiful natural acidity.

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