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Jordan Wines Stellenbosch

Reserve WinesJordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2021

Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2021

The Ultimate Expression of Jordan Terroir. The Nine Yards Chardonnay is made is in a reserve style, from barrel selection from our best vineyard site. Stylistically different to our Jordan Chardonnay, with this wine we went “The whole nine yards”!

BLEND: 100% Chardonnay

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 13%
Total Acid: 5.5g/l
pH: 3.53
Residual Sugar: 2.8g/l

APPELLATION: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch.

SOIL: Decomposed granite (Hutton and Glenrosa soil form).

ASPECT: East-facing, 250—280m above sea level.

AGE OF VINES: 31 years old.

TASTING NOTES

A style characterised by refreshing linear acidity and mouthfilling fruit textures. Classic Nine Yards flavours with lime citrus and fragrant oak spice.

HARVESTING

Our Chardonnay grapes were harvested between the 3rd of February and the 7th of April 2021

CLONES

Burgundian & Davis

WINEMAKING & MATURATION

Crushed and pressed immediately after de-stemming, the juice was barrel-fermented in traditional 228-litre French oak barrels (54% new and 44% second, 2% third and fourth fill) from selected Burgundian cooperages (Damy, Chassin, and Rousseau). The barrels were inoculated with a selection of French yeast. A percentage of the wine went through natural fermentation. The wine was matured “sur lie” for 10 months, with regular barrel-rolling to accentuate the rich, leesy character.

 

 

 

 

 

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