Straw like colour with greenish hues. Attractive
aromas of nectarine, hints of lemon zest and white
True to style the pallet is harmonious and textural
and finishes with beautifully balanced acidity, long
and flavorsome mid pallet with rich texture reflect
conditions of the vintage.
IN THE VINEYARD
Our philosophy is to craft Chardonnay of great
purity, reflecting site and the season in which it was
grown. Meticulous attention and care in the
vineyard is most critical in allowing that expression.
Elgin is one of the Cape’s coolest wine growing
areas with favorable climatic, soil and topographic
conditions. These vineyards are positioned on
south-facing slopes of which the soil is mainly white
mineral sandstone and quartz on a clay sub-base.
The vines are trellised and have access to
IN THE CELLAR
The grapes were whole bunch pressed on a
Champagne Pressing cycle and using only the
cuvee. 100% barrel fermented, using 25% new 228
litre fine-grained oak barrels and the rest in 2nd
and 3rd fill oak barrels. 20% went through malolactic
The wine spent 9 months in
French oak barrels. (228 lit)
Bottled in December 2017.