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Groote Post Kapokberg Chardonnay 2015

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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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R147

R882 per Case of 6

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Pack Size1 Bottle 750ml
Region:Darling
Blend:100% Chardonnay
Winemaker/Cellarmaster:Lukas Wentzel

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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.

TASTING NOTES
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
Soil: Hutton
Yield: 5 t/ha
Irrigation: Dryland
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 350m

THE HARVEST
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.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Alcohol: 13.5% pH: 3.64 g/l RS: 2.0 g/l TA: 5.4 g/l
WINEMAKER Lukas Wentzel

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