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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.

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Western Cape
Appellation:
Stellenbosch
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

Spectator

Score:
93
Date:
2019-01-30