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Pulpit Rock Reserve Chardonnay 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Chardonnay
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.44
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.9 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.34 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Mineral


Accolades
2017 Veritas Awards - Gold
Tasting Notes

The wine has ripe apple and citrus aromas with a hint of vanilla and attractive minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume and complexity.

Blend Information
100% Chardonnay
Food Suggestions
Delicious served with smoked salmon, chicken dishes or fresh seafood. Serving Temp: 12° C
In The Vineyard

Geographical location:Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised

About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes
Yield: 8tons/hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (16° - 18° C) in new French oak barrels. After fermentation the wine was left on the lees for eight months. This lees was regularly stirred to enhance the complexity and body of the wine.


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Tel: +27.224612025   Fax: +27.224612028   Email: info@pulpitrock.co.za  
P.O. Box 1, De Gift, Riebeek Wes, 7306, South Africa