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LINTON PARK - Chardonnay - Wellington, South Africa

LINTON PARK - CHARDONNAY - Wellington, SOUTH ARICA 

A golden yellow colour, with A full bodied wine with an elegant style. Pronounced ripe fruit, spicy aromatics and lots of complex Chardonnay flavours. Notes of ripe pear, fig, melon, citrus flavors and buttery nuances. Well blended, with good acidity and smooth tannins. A long satisfying finish, where the French oak and flavours are rich and concentrated.

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VINEYARD

The Vineyards are called De Slange Rivier (Serpent river) and was founded by French Huguenot Louis Fourie in 1699, land granted by Cape Governor Adriaan Van Der Stel. 84 Hectares under vine nestling on the high slopes of the Groenberg Mountain, Wellington District with sweeping views across to Table Mountain.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

An elegant Chardonnay matured in French oak barrels with ripe pear, fig and citrus aromas. Well-balanced on the palate with vanilla flavours and a buttery mouthfeel. Full bodied with a lingering finish.

Total Production:

450,000 bottles

Winemakers:

JG Auret

Producer:

Linton Park Wines

Variant:

750 ml

Average Age of Vines:

22 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

380 meters above sea level

Density:

3,300 vines/ha

Production:

12,000 bottles

Sustainably Farmed:

Yes

Harvest Method:

Hand

Sorting:

Hand

Fermentation and Maceration:

2 weeks

Aging:

12 months on French oak barrel

Alcohol:

13.5%

Vintage:

2016

Grape Varietal:

Chardonnay

SKU:

SA26