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Franschhoek Cellar
Our Town Hall Chardonnay

Varietal split – 100% Chardonnay


Our Town Hall was built in 1935 in the popular gabled Cape Dutch revival style. Much like the character of our Franschhoek Cellar Our Town Hall Chardonnay, this historical building follows seamless lines and gentle curves to preserve the natural heritage and architecture of the village, yet still expresses itself boldly. The gable depicts Franschhoek’s heraldic crest showing a Huguenot, the mountains, an elephant, fruit and the indigenous Protea.

 

Tasting Notes

Our Town Hall Chardonnay gives off beautiful pure and bright pineapple and lemon and lime fruit purity and intensity on both nose and palate with a perky balancing acidity to the frisky finish making this a gracious and engaging wine even without oak.

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Viticultural Practices

Vine age: Vineyards vary in age from 4 to 15 years.
Climate: Cool growing season with extended sunlight for long slow ripening.
Soils: The vineyards are planted on very particular soil types to allow for the optimum vine growth balance.
Trellis: Trellised.
Harvest: Grapes are harvested by hand in January and February at an average ripeness of 24°Brix.
Yield: Between 4 and 10 tons per hectare.

 

Winemaking

Cold fermented in stainless steel and left completely unwooded to amplify the clean cut fruit on the nose and palate. Extended contact with the fine lees and monthly stirring add richness and dimension.

 

Service and Cellaring

Our Town Hall Chardonnay is best served chilled at 6°C to 8°C with or without food. This wine can be enjoyed now or cellared for up to 4 years from vintage.

 

Our Town Hall Historical Landmark Bicycle Route



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Our Town Hall was built in 1935 in the popular gabled Cape Dutch revival style.

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Winemaker Richard Duckitt
Alcohol 13% Vol
pH 3.54
Residual Sugar 4 g/l
Total Acid 5.9 g/l
Origin Coastal
Type White Wine

Food Pairing

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This lively Chardonnay is recommended with chicken a la king, veal Parmigiano, pasta Alfredo, grilled calamari or roast pork.

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