Diemersdal Unwooded Chardonnay
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PRODUCER: Six generations of Louws have practiced their art with skill and passion at Diemersdal since the Estate passed into their hands in 1885. More than 12 decades later, Diemersdal is a well-known landmark in the lush Durbanville Valley, one of the Cape’s oldest wine regions.
WINEMAKING: The grapes were night harvested at optimum ripeness. Crushed and de-stemmed. Skin contact of 6 hours, pressed and settled for 12 hours. Racked and inoculated with Alchemy 2 yeast. Three weeks’ alcoholic fermentation, temperature controlled at 14-16ºC.Post fermentation lees contact of 4 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouth feel and concentration.TASTING NOTES: This fashionable wine balances concentrated spicy aromas with fresh fruit flavours. The nose is elegant, with the richness of the fruit enhanced by apple and sweet melon aromas. Nuance of limes on the palate combine to offer you a delicious, flavourful wine with a creamy taste and lingering aftertaste.