Chardonnay ‘Stellenbosch’, Leeu Passant
100% Chardonnay sourced from a parcel planted in deep loam rich soils of Helderberg Mountain. Grapes were pressed whole bunch and racked to barrel for a cold fermentation. Fermentation lasted 42 days after which the wine was left to complete malolactic fermentation and left unsulfured until bottling. Aged twelve months in 30% new 225L French oak barrels. ABV 14%, pH 3.22. 280 cases produced.