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The Hedgehog Chardonnay

Dry Full-bodied White Wine.

VARIETY: Chardonnay

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Johan Dippenaar

WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape

Notes of pomaceous and tropical fruit like pineapple with a touch of citrus on the nose. Butterscotch and nuttiness on the palate completes this full bodied wine.

Pairs well with chicken , pork, crayfish and fried mushrooms. Soft and medium firm cheese, like Gruyère, compliments this wine

alc: 13,84 % vol rs: 3,9 g/l pH: 3,55
type: White style: Dry ta: 6,2 g/l
body: Full taste: Fruity pack: Bottle
size: 750ml closure: Screw cap unwooded
ageing: none
Facing: East/West
Soil Types: Deep alluvial loamy soil
Age: 15 Years
Yield per hectare: 17 t/ha
Trellised: Gable
Irrigation: Flood
Harvest date: Mid February

Harvested at 23 degrees balling.

Machine harvested grapes, pressed cleared using flotation. All work was done as reductively as possible. Juice was racked with a little bit of lees to fermentation tank where fermentation took place at around 16°C. Wine was pumped of the thick lees an stored on thin lees.