Clos-Malverne-Chardonnay

Clos Malverne Chardonnay

R116.00

This lightly oaked chardonnay was in wood for only 3 months. The subtle hint of combined French and American oak allow the citrus flavours to stand out with hints of vanilla. Ready to be enjoyed now or in a year’s time.

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Product Description

This lightly oaked chardonnay was in wood for only 3 months. The subtle hint of combined French and American oak allow the citrus flavours to stand out with hints of vanilla. Ready to be enjoyed now or in a year’s time.

Vintage 2015
Varietal Chardonnay
Bottle size 750ml

Additional Information

Origin

From selected vineyards in the prime red wine growing area of the Devon Valley near Stellenbosch.

Climate

Mediterranean – summers are warm and dry, whilst sea breezes from the nearby False Bay cool the vineya rds in the afternoons.

Tasting Notes

The wine has a dark plum colour. It shows a ripe berry character complimented by vanilla and spicy flavours – full – bodied.

Vinification

Optimally ripe grapes are crushed and fermented for 7 days on their skins, then pressed in traditional basket presses before completing primary fermentation in the tank.

Soil

Deep red Hutton soils.

Trellissing

Hedged (Perold system)

Yield

8 tons per ha.

Alcohol

14 %

pH

3. 55

Residual Sugar

2.8 g/l

Total acidity

5. 5 g/l