HOOG & LAAG Chardonnay 2016
Certified Single Vineyard Wine
Certified Estate Wine
Vineyard Age: 13 years
Location: Red Karoo Clay Soil
Production: 4 Barrels made (170 cases)
Winemaking: The winemaking is kept simple and true
Manual Basket Press
Natural & inoculated fermentation
No Malolactic Fermentation
Time on lees 12 months
2nd & 3rd Fill Barrels (French 225L)
Analysis: pH 3.2 TA 7.3g/l RS 2.7g/l TSO2 109mg/l
Tasting notes: Beautiful nose with hints of grapefruit, white peaches, citrus blossoms and toasted hazelnuts. Soft and rounded wine with salted cashews and pecan shells on the aftertaste. Lovely texture. Lingering soft finish.
Drinking nicely now but can age 6-10 years easily.