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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