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Chardonnay 2019 Barrel Fermented - Jordan

Chardonnay 2019 Barrel Fermented - Jordan

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This South African Chardonnay has a thousand facets, thanks to its origin from vineyards located in different blocks of the property and thanks to the harvest carried out at different degrees of ripeness of the grapes. The result is a perfectly balanced Chardonnay in its elegant complexity, bold and graceful at the same time.

In the mouth it has notes of lemon biscuit and of very ripe oranges.

Pairings at the table: Ideal with dishes based on fish, molluscs and crustaceans, meatswhite e slightly seasoned cheeses. Great like appetizer.

Alcohol content: 13% volume

Cap: Screw


Wine of Origin South Africa.

In the vineyard

The Jordan Wine Estate vineyards are located on the hills around Stellenbosch, about 300m above sea level. This area enjoys very favorable climatic conditions, as it is reached by the Atlantic breezes from False Bay, which cool the temperature by about 3 ° compared to the flat area. The cooler area, facing south and east, is home to the most sensitive and aromatic white grape varieties. The particular microclimate gives the Chardonnay an extraordinary uniqueness. The cool summer of the 2019 vintage, with moderate December and January temperatures, led to slow ripening and grapes with excellent acidity and finesse. The harvest took place from February 15th to March 28th 2019. This South African Chardonnay comes from vines aged 21 to 35 years.

In the cellar

Fermentation takes place in Nevers and Bourgogne French oak barrels (39% new, 43% second use, 18% and 13% third and fourth use respectively). The wine is aged on the lees in cask for 9 months, with frequent bâtonnage. 8% of Chardonnay is fermented in the tank and then added to the barrel aged wine to ensure the perfect balance of aromas. Both the Chardonnay aged in vats and the one aged in cask go through malolactic fermentation.


Top 100 Wine Awards: Double Gold;
Tim Atkin MW, Best of South Africa: 91/100 punti;
Veritas: Double Gold;
Michelangelo: Platinum;
Guida Platter's: 4,5/5 stelle.

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