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Neethlingshof Chardonnay 2008

Нетлингхоф Шардоне 2008

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Producer:
Neetlingshof (Нетлингсхоф)
Country:
South Africa (Южна Африка) 
Region:
Stellenbosch
Vintage:
2008
Variety:
Chardonnay (Шардоне)
€ 11.25  
Added by sharko
28 Jan 2010

Winemaker's notes:
lanted in 1999, the vines are established in Tukulu soils, 105 m above sea level on southerly slopes. They are grafted onto Richter 99 and Richter 110 rootstocks and trellised on a five-wire hedge system. It is seldom necessary to apply supplementary irrigation.
Production Techniques: The grapes were harvested by hand at the end of February at 23° to 24° Balling. After crushing of the fruit, the juice was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks over 14 days between 13° and 15° C.

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How to drink it
Food: Artichokes, Cold Meats, Nuts, Olives, Other White Fish, Pasta with Cream Sauce, Pasta with Shellfish, Striped Bass, Tuna, Veal
Cheese: Gruyere, Mild Cheddar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Provolone
Temperature: 12 °C
What is terroir?
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Terroir (French pronunciation: [tεʁwaʁ]; Spanish: terruño, pago) was originally a French term in wine, coffee and tea used to denote the special characteristics that geography bestowed upon them. It is a group of agricultural sites in same region which share the same soil, weather conditions and ...
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1sharko
29 Jan 2010