Groote Post Kapokberg Chardonnay is...
Groote Post Kapokberg Chardonnay is an elegant chardonnay with a nose of almonds and lashings of butter and marmalade on the Palate. The wine is well integrated with the wood and has a creamy palate.
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|Pack Size||1 Bottle 750ml|
Kapokberg translated as “snowy mountain”. In days gone, this hill, covered in white Spring flowers, resembled a snow capped mountain. At 459m above sea level, it is the highest hill at Groote Post and bears the name of our vineyard selection wines.
An elegant chardonnay with a nose of almonds and lashings of butter and marmalade on the Palate. The wine is well integrated with the wood and has a creamy palate.
IN THE VINEYARD
Vines planted: 1995
Yield: 5 t/ha
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
The trend is that our harvests are getting earlier and earlier. The old vine chardonnay produced yet another outstanding crop.
IN THE CELLAR
The juice was fermented in 300L French Oak barrels and aged on the lees for 10 months. 25% New oak and 75% older oak was used.
Alcohol: 13.5% pH: 3.64 g/l RS: 2.0 g/l TA: 5.4 g/l
WINEMAKER Lukas Wentzel