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2017

Artisan Chardonnay | Semillon 2017

The wine was fermented in 500 – liter second-fill, third-fill and older barrels and matured on fine lees for 10 months prior to bottling. A small percentage of tank-fermented Semillon was blended back for freshness. No malolactic fermentation was allowed. Aromatic aromas of green apple, pear and stone fruit are present. A distinct minerality with a slight earthiness is an expression of the cooler climate. A wine with great longevity – the lanolin and other tertiary flavours will develop over time.

R169 750ml

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Tasting Notes

A blend of Chenin Blanc and Semillon. Upfront stone fruit, with a vibrant lingering palate. Chenin Blanc offers up flavors of pear and quince. Semillon offers beautiful lemon and lime zest flavors with a light sublet hint of oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

The wine was fermented in 225-liter barrels and matured on fine lees for 9 months prior to bottling. Both Chenin and Semillon are from our Elgin blocks. The wine underwent no malolactic fermentation.

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