Thandi Chardonnay 2016

Main Features

A medium bodied, lightly oaked wine with fresh citrus, lime and biscuit flavours. A smooth, fresh mouthfeel with a lingering crisp aftertaste of citrus and peaches.

Viticulture

Origin: Stellenbosch
Soil type: Light textured, gravelly topsoil with heavily weathered subsoil
Harvesting time: Early February
Yield: 8 - 10 tons per hectare

Vinification

Balling: 23 - 24 º B at harvest (average)
Fermentation: Fermented in stainless steel tanks for approximately 21 days at 13-14º C
Oaking: 2 g/l French oak staves
Aging: Enjoy now or 2 years from bottling
Serving: Serve chilled, 18º C, and enjoy with fish, white or red meat. Also a companion for mild spicy dishes
 

Statistics

Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: South Africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Alcohol Volume: 13%
Sugar: 4.60 g/l
pH: 3.46
Acidity: 5.84 g/l