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Sutherland Reserve Chardonnay 2016

Sutherland Reserve Chardonnay 2016
Sutherland Reserve Chardonnay 2016
This Chardonnay articulates the sense of place through the chalky minerality and subtle brioche notes. An intriguing grapefruit essence softens the oak elements, which leaves a lingering, refined acidity.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.17%
rs 1.90
pH 3.21
ta 6.15
Wine Information
Brand Group Sutherland
Winemaker -
Variety Chardonnay
BlendPercent 100% Chardonnay
FoodSuggest Forest mushroom risotto topped with truffle oil and parmesan.
Ageing Enjoy now through to 2022.

Yeasts: D522 (Lalvin M)
Fermentation temp: 17 °C

Barrel selection: 12 barrels were identified as exceptional. 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: 11 February 2016
Grape sugar: 22.5 °B
Acidity: 6.67 g/l
pH at harvest: 3.36
Vineyard Root stock: Richter 110
Soil type: Tukulu
Age of vines: Planted 2004
Plant density: 7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.
Yield: 10 t/ha
Irrigation: Moderate summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for Grapes.
body Medium
style Dry
taste Mineral
type White
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Sutherland
R340.00 per bottle
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