LE ROUX EN FOURIE CHARDONNAY 2012
This vine has a yield of 50 hl/ha, planted on clay soil with limestone deposits. The vineyard is situated at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains resides Le Roux & Fourie Vignerons on Buitenstekloof farm.
These grapes are handpicking and sorted. No barrel aging – unwooded. Fermentation takes place for 14 days at 23⁰C. Yeast used – Zymaflore
Residual Sugar 2.0 g/l pH 3.3 Alcohol 13.5 % Total Acid 5.3 g/l Free SO2 39 mg/l
This unwooded boutique style 2012 Chardonnay is uncluttered and delightfully fresh with a nose of red skin apple, white peach, white guava, and asparagus. Wine can be stored for up to 6 years.
The subtropical flavors of ripe peach, apricot, guava pairs well with soup, chicken dishes, cheese and olives.