Wine Linton Park, "Louis Fourie 1699" Chardonnay
- Grape varieties:
Wine has a straw color with greenish hues.
The taste of the wine has an oily texture, filled with notes of lemon and pineapple. The finish is long.
The aromatic bouquet of wine abounds with appealing notes of juicy pineapple and hints of ripe mango pulp.
Experts recommend to consume this wine paired with white meat in cream sauce.
"Louis Fourie 1699" Chardonnay - dry white wine made from Chardonnay grapes. Harvest for making wine are harvested by hand, destebliruyut and ground and then pressed. The resulting mash is subjected to fermentation in steel containers at a temperature of 12 ° C for 14-21 days, then allowed to stand in French oak barrels for 3 months. Prior to bottling wine stabilized and filtered.
Winery and Cellars Company Linton Park situated in a very picturesque place called Slangrivier (Snake River). Slengriver - a farm in the Western Cape, which was provided in 1699 by Willem Adriaan van der Stel (the then Governor of the Cape of Good Hope), Frenchman Louis Fourie. Louis, in turn, are planted vineyards and established the first wine. Vineyards grow on the company's rich soil slopes Groenberg, at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level, where there has been sufficient rainfall and cooler temperatures that provides the vines all the necessary conditions for rest before next spring and vine blossom. The farm covers 294 hectares, 100 of which are reserved for the cultivation of noble grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinotage, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. In 1995, the farm was completely restored, updated equipment in the production and in the cellars.