2016

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2016

Our Barrel Fermented Chardonnay is a vibrant and complex wine with a mouth feel and firmer structure. It has the ability to stay fresh for many years in the bottle.

Awards:

Wooded Chardonnay

  • 2018 – SA Jongwyn Skou – Regional Class Winner, 2018
  • 2016 – Terroir Awards – Regional Winner, 2018
  • 2016 – International Wine Challenge – Gold, 2018
  • 2016 – International Wine Challenge – Trophy, 2018
  • 2016 – Tim Atkins – 94 points, 2018
  • 2016 – International Wine Awards – Gold, 2018
  • 2014 – Platter Guide – 4 Star, 2017
  • 2014 – Veritas Awards – Silver, 2015

Unwooded Chardonnay

  • 2016 – Vitis Vinifera – Gold, 2016
  • 2016 – Veritas Awards – Bronze, 2016
  • 2015 – Gold Wine Award – Gold, 2015

Please Note: 

  • You are required to purchase at least 6 bottles of any of our wines
  • Shipping will be calculated according to the delivery area and will be discussed when order is placed.

R200.00 /750ml

VARIETAL

Chardonnay

APPELLATION

La Couronne Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

VINTAGE

2015

Profile

Dry

ALCOHOL

13.5%

VOLUME

750 mL

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Wine specs

Tasting notes

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay is a full, rich, creamy mouthfeel of almonds and vanilla with a lingering aftertaste of smoky peach and citrus.

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay Food Pairing
Barrel Fermented Chardonnay Food Pairing

Wine specs

Food pairing notes

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay is delicious, serve with Malay Chicken Curries, prawns and fish, matured cheddar cheese.

Technical notes

In the Vineyard

Origin:                                       Franschhoek

Age of Vines:                       10 years old

Yield:                                         12.5t/ha

Harvest method:                Hand-picked

Terroir:                                     East and South facing slopes with lots of morning and midday sun.

In the Vineyard
In the Cellar

Technical notes

In the Cellar

In the Cellar

The wine was barrel fermented in new French oak barrels for 11 months.

Technical Notes

Technical Analysis

Alc:      13.38
TA:       5.2 g/l
RS:       3.9 g/l
pH:       3.44

Technical Analysis

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