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Sutherland Chardonnay 2018

Sutherland Chardonnay 2018
Sutherland Chardonnay 2018
This wine shows pure citrus fruit, creamy oak and a touch of savouriness on the palate with a lovely fresh finish. Showing surprising complexity for such a young wine and will age gracefully.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.0
rs 2.4
pH 3.31
ta 6.5
Wine Information
Brand Group Sutherland
Winemaker Gyles Webb & Rudi Schultz
Variety Chardonnay
BlendPercent 100% Chardonnay
FoodSuggest Mild risottos, chicken salads and seafood dishes.
Ageing Potential to develop beautifully over the next ten years.
Cellar Yeasts: LalVinM
Fermentation temp: 19°C

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in 228 L French oak barrels. The wine spends 10 months on its gross fermentation lees, with the lees being stirred on a regular basis.
Harvest Picking date: 14 February 2018
Grape sugar: 22.3 °B
Acidity: 7.1 g/l
pH at harvest: 3.34

Root stock: Richter and Mgt 101-14
 Soil type: Tukulu
Age of vines: Planted August 2004
Plant density: 2300 to 2500 vines/ha
Trellising: 7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.
Yield: 12.8 t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary drip Vintage

A moderate summer with very little rain resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.

style Dry
taste Fruity
type White
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Sutherland
R165.00 per bottle
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