Appellation : W.O. Tradouw
Alt. & Orientation : 455m, South facing slope, 50km from Indian Ocean
Soil Type & Rain : Karoo shale, mixed with clay, 300mm rain per annum
Climate : Continental: dry summer days with cool evenings. Cool ocean breezes flow freely into the valley & extend ripening.
Fermentation : barrel fermentation
Ageing : Twelve months, 300L Burgundy barrels, 50% new, sur lie
Production : 6 000 bottles
Made from delicious fruit grown in the beautiful Tradouw Valley. Elegant and feminine with fynbos floral. Hints of toasted almonds, honey and vanilla. Lively and full mouth Chardonnay fruit complimented by citrus burst on finish. Drinks beautifully.
Enjoy this wine as aperitif with friends. The fresh fruit-driven style will compliment a fresh green salad with camembert and citrus; fresh snoek/salmon; grilled prawns; crayfish/lobster; seafood risotto and asparagus. Decant before drinking.