Crystallum

Chardonnay 'Clay Shales'

Chardonnay, 'Clay Shales', Crystallum

Chardonnay, 'Clay Shales', Crystallum
  • 100% Chardonnay
  • A single-vineyard wine from a site on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge that is ideally located in a mountain shadow, at high altitude and near the ocean
  • The wine is named after the Bokkeveld shale and clay soils on which it is grown, which combine to provide the perfect base for a balanced, Grand Cru-rivaling wine
  • Whole-bunch pressed with no enzymes, SO2 or commercial yeasts added at pressing
  • After an overnight rough-settling, the juice was sent to barrel, with fermentation and ageing taking place over 10 months in a 2600L Foudre

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2021
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Walker Bay
Appellation:
Hemel-en-Aarde
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-CRY-11-21 6/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media
Score
92
Date
2022-09-29

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