Mediterranean climate with cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean. Average rainfall of 1100mm per annum.
SOIL TYPE Clovelly
The Chardonnay comes from two blocks that varies between 75m and 123m above sea level.
Constantia, Western Cape
The wine was fermented and matured for 304 days in 48% new, 25% 2nd, 24% 3 rd French oak barrels. The last 3% were fermented and matured in a stainless steel tank.
The wine went through Malolactic fermentation in the barrels. Frequent stirring of the lees was done during the maturation period of 10 months to enhance the mouth feel.
Alcohol content: 13.68%; Total acidity: 5.8g/l; pH: 3.41; Residual sugar: 1.3 g/l; Extract: 20.8 g/l