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Dieu Donné Vineyards Brut MCC 2013

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Dieu Donné Vineyards Brut MCC 2013. Creamy, fresh apple and lemon elegance complement the leesy, biscuity richness, emphasised by a fine soft bubble.

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Description

Tasting Notes

Creamy, fresh apple and lemon elegance complement the leesy, biscuity richness, emphasised by a fine soft bubble.

Food Suggestions

Tapas, cheese and preserves and light seafood entreés like oysters.

Characteristics

  • Type: Blanc de Blancs
  • Style: Brut (Dry)

Varietal Information

100% Chardonnay

Technical Analysis

  • ALC: 12 % vol
  • TA: 6,6 g/l
  • PH: 3,25
  • RS: 8 g/l
  • Region: Franschhoek Valley

Vineyard

Soil – Weathered granite with rocky topsoil, found only in this corner of the valley, called Greywack.

Situation – The vines are situated high at 520m above sea level on steep southwest facing slopes. This tempers the sun, ensuring cool summer conditions and slow ripening of the grapes with high natural acids.

The vines are trellised and unirrigated.

Harvest

Late January

Hand harvested in the cool morning.

Cellar

Whole bunch pressed Chardonnay grapes, left for three years on its lees after secondary fermentation.

Riddling and degorging done by hand.

Fermentation Temperature: 12˚C

Additional information

Weight 6 kg