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Glen Carlou Unwooded Chardonnay 2019

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Description

Tasting Notes

“Due to the oval design of the concrete Nomblot eggs, the wine is moved constantly in a vortex during fermentation. This action adds a great quality dimension to unwooded wines as the lees is continually moved, naturally. With well-balanced acidity, this crisp fresh wine delights with peach and pineapple undertones.” Johnnie Calitz (winemaker)

Food Pairing

Enjoy with fresh grilled prawns or fish, salmon fishcakes, vegetable terrine or chilled tomato soup.

 

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Varieties

Chardonnay 100%

Harvest Date

Mid February 2019

Analysis

Alc. 12.6%, R.S. 1.9g/l, T.A. 7.6g/l, pH 3.36

Vinification

A charmingly textured wine is created from the extended and continual lees contact during the fermentation process in clay cement Nomblot eggs. The wine remained in the egg for 6 months before stabilising, filtering and bottling.

Bottling Date

August, 2019

Winemaker’s Note

“Due to the oval design of the concrete Nomblot eggs, the wine is moved constantly in a vortex during fermentation. This action adds a great quality dimension to unwooded wines as the lees is continually moved, naturally. With well balanced acidity, this crisp fresh wine delights with peach and pineapple undertones.” Johnnie Calitz (winemaker)

Unwooded Chardonnay 2018

  • Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018 – Gold

Unwooded Chardonnay 2015

  • Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2016 – Gold
  • Platter Guide 2017 – 3.5 stars

Unwooded Chardonnay 2014

  • Platter Guide 2016 – 4 stars

Unwooded Chardonnay 2013

  • Platter Guide 2015 – 4 stars
  • Neal Martin, Wine Advocate 2014 – 85 points
  • International Wine and Spirits Competition 2014 – Silver

Unwooded Chardonnay 2012

  • Platter Guide 2013 – 3.5 stars

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