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Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2007
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tertius Boshoff
Main Variety : Chardonnay
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.3
RS : 5.0 g/l
Total Acid : 6.7 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White


Tasting Notes
The nose shows ripe citrus fruit with some toasted almond. The palate more concentrated with stronger nut flavours, some peach notes, but also a lingering tropicality to it. Well judged oaking preserves a butterscotch pallet and promote a zesty acidity for graceful bottle ageing.
Blend Information
100% Chardonnay
In The Vineyard
One of our biggest prides, the Stellenrust Chardonnay boasts with a long track record of excellent quality and value – only available on consignment to our international importers.
About The Harvest
Chardonnay grapes are harvested at between 22 to 23° Balling, crushed and the juice allowed skin contact for up to 8 hours
In The Cellar
The juice is then taken to the barrel without proper settling and allowed to ferment with wild yeasts. The juice is stirred often in the barrel during fermentation to lift the lees, but also for some time after fermentation.

The Chardonnay spends another 12 months in French barrels (20% new) on its gross lease giving the yeast cells chance to undergo autolysis to release more flavour and richness into the wine.

Other Vintages
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2018 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2017 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2015 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2014 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2012 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2011 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2010 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2009 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2008 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay
Stellenrust Chardonnay 'Wild Yeast' Barrel Fermented 2007 Tertius Boshoff Chardonnay

Tel: +27.218802283   Fax: +27.218802284   Email: info@stellenrust.co.za  
Off the R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West, On the Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch NU, Stellenbosch, 7600, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa
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