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The Golden Shower Chardonnay

Cassia fistula, known as the Golden Shower or Golden rain tree, with its cascading yellow flowers announcing the beginning of summer.

R 58,00
Description
VINTAGE:
2018
APPELLATION: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
VINEYARD DETAIL: This wine is produced exclusively from McGregor grapes where the vineyards are nestled between the foothills of the Riviersonderend mountains and nurtured by sun soaked soils and fresh mountain water.
HARVEST INFORMATION: Date: Mid March | Type: Machine & Hand | Yield: 10 Tons / Ha  
VINIFICATION: Grapes were destemmed, crushed and mash-cooled before draining.  Free-run juice was settled overnight at low temperature.  Clear juice was inoculated with selected yeast for cold fermentation.  After fermentation the wine underwent 4 – 5 months ageing on the lees, after which it was racked before preparing for bottling.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alc.: 13.5 %VOL Total Extract: 32.5 g/l
R.S.: 1.7 g/l Free SO2: 52 mg/l
T.A.: 6.4 g/l Total SO2: 105 mg/l
pH: 3.46 V.A.: 0.42 g/l
WINEMAKER’S COMMENT: Cassia fistula, known as the Golden Shower or Golden rain tree, with its cascading yellow flowers announcing the beginning of summer.  So is the bright characteristics of this wine with its fullness and freshness.  With a beautiful balance between citrus notes and minerality, it has a crisp finish and long mouthfeel.
SERVED: Serve between 12 – 15°C.  A favorable companion to a wide range of cuisine like smoked bacon and walnut pasta or butternut, saffron and sage tartlets.