Meerlust Chardonnay 2003

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Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Giorgio Dalla Cia
Main Variety - Chardonnay
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.36
RS - 2.5 g/l
Total Acid - 5.5 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White


Tasting Notes

Clear & bright, pale gold with pronounced green hue. Lime, crushed lemongrass & cream on the nose. Very fresh with hints of toast, honey & roasted nuts as well as nougat & marzipan. Fresh on the palate with citrusy and tropical fruit flavours followed by a rich creaminess & concentrated fruit finish. Palate also shows a pronounced chalkiness & minerality making it ideal for seafood.

Ageing Potential

Up to six years, provided wine is stored in ideal cellar conditions

Blend Information

100% Chardonnay

Food Suggestions

Grilled fish, white and red meat. Ideally served at 12° - 14°C.

In The Vineyard

Soil type: Alluvial soil with clay subsoil


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