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Jordan Wines Stellenbosch

Jardin RangeJardin Chameleon Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay 2021

Jardin Chameleon Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay 2021

BLEND: 76% Sauvignon Blanc, 24% Chardonnay

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 13%
Total Acid: 6.2g/l
pH: 3.34
Residual Sugar: 2.5g/l

APPELLATION: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch.

SOIL: Decomposed granite and loam

ASPECT: Cool south- and east-facing vineyards, 220m above sea level.

AGE OF VINES: 33-38 years old

BACKGROUND

The gardens and willow trees at Jordan are home to the Cape Dwarf Chameleon. Chameleon is a wonderfully apt name, expressing the changing flavours of the component varieties of these fruit-driven blends.

TASTING NOTES

Its chameleon-like character adapts to any drinking experience, from summer sipping to Alfresco dining. Showcasing the broad fruit spectrum found in the Winelands, initial forward Cape green fig flavours follow through to a layered palate of ruby grapefruit and winter melon glacé.

HARVESTING

The chardonnay was harvested between the 4th February and 29th of March 2021. The Sauvignon Blanc between the 17th February and 22th of February.

WINEMAKING & MATURATION

The sauvignon blanc was tank-fermented to retain its intense varietal character and blended with tank-fermented chardonnay that received extended lees contact, to create a full, fruity wine.

 

 

 

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