Louisa MCC Brut 2017
WINE OF ORIGIN: Swartland
Manual harvesting of early ripening Chardonnay grapes took place prior to the whole-bunch pressing method. After controlled fermentation at 14°C the finished base wine were left on the fermentation lees for 6 months to enhance complexity and structure. During this time, the wine were stirred regularly. A yeast rehydration protocol were followed prior to fermentation in bottle where the wine spend a further 9 months on the lees before disgorging took place.
Varietal composition: 100% Chardonnay
Type of wine: Method Cap Classique
Geographical location: Swartland
Vineyard: Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare
Total acidity: 6.1 g/L
Volatile acidity: 0.35 g/l
Residual sugar: 8.8 g/l
Vivacious cascading bubbles will fill your mouth with hints of fresh green apple, white peach and elegant lemon zest. Rounded by a velvety , yet crisp mouthfeel.
Perfect as a welcoming drink with canapés or to accompany smoked salmon or sushi.