Good Hope Chardonnay, 2012
It’s hard to find a Chardonnay as delightful as Good Hope. With balanced hints of honey, crisp green apple and subtle tones of toasted oak, it has that zing that brings you back sip after sip. It’s the ideal Chardonnay for a big occasion or no occasion whatsoever.
Composition: 100% Chardonnay
Appellation: Wine of origin – Stellenbosch, South Africa
Harvest Date: Mid-February 2012
Tasting Notes: Delicate balance between honeyed cadences, crunchy green apple and subtle toasted oak flavors. Creamy fruit layered with zingy lime ensures juicy drinkability.
Technical Specifications: TA 6g/L | Alc 13.5% | VA 0.7g/L | RS 3.18/L
Vinification: This wine was fermented in French oak barrels (20% new, 40% 2nd fill and 40% 3rd fill). The wine matured 12 months in the barrels, included extended lees contact. After maturation, the wine was stabilized for bottling.