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Glen Carlou Petite Chardonnay 2020

R78.00

Presenting Petite Chardonnay

Fresh, vibrant, delightfully delicious!

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Description

Tasting Notes

“This Chardonnay is straight up, not oaked! Showcasing Chardonnay in its purest form. A lightly styled delightfully delicious mouthful centred on the notably lemon-citrus and peach fruit notes. The palate opens up to a wide spectrum of undertones of melon, wildflowers and a nuanced minerality on the aftertaste. With a crisp clean unhindered taste and a bright body colour, Petite Chardonnay might be small in name yet certainly will deliver on enjoyment.”-  Johnnie Calitz (winemaker)

Food Pairing

An ideal pairing with freshly caught line fish with a squeeze of lemon. Its fresh characters are a delightful complement to the fresh flavours of seafood and spring vegetables.

 

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Appellation

Paarl

Varieties

Chardonnay 100%

Harvest Date

February 2020

Analysis

Alc. 13.5%, R.S. 2.2g/l, T.A. 5.3g/l, pH 3.30

Vinification

De-stemmed berries were pressed and settled overnight after
which the juice was racked and pumped into stainless steel
tanks for the alcohol fermentation. Selected yeast strains were
used to elevate the fruit-profile of Chardonnay. After fermentation the wine was left on the lees under controlled
temperatures, with weekly stirring to maximise flavour and midpalate development.

Winemaker’s Note

“This Chardonnay is straight up, not oaked! Showcasing
Chardonnay in its purest form. A lightly styled delightfully
delicious mouthful centred on the notably lemon-citrus and
peach fruit notes. The palate opens up to a wide spectrum of
undertones of melon, wild flowers and a nuanced minerality on
the aftertaste. With a crisp clean unhindered taste and a bright
body colour, Petite Chardonnay might be small in name yet
certainly will deliver on enjoyment”. Johnnie Calitz (winemaker)

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