An approach of minimal intervention is followed to let the vineyard origin of this Chardonnay truly take centre stage in the wine. The limestone soils provide the ideal canvas to work with as the natural acidity and structured minerality intertwine beautifully with the elegant use of French Oak. Linearity with complexity to produce age-worthy Chardonnay, is foremost in the winemaker's mind when crafting this limited production offering
Baleia Limestone Debate Chardonnay
Around the world, Chardonnay and limestone is regarded to have a special symbiosis. The high pH of our soil results in low pH grapes which make for lively, fresh wines. Adding to this freshness is a chalky minerality, complex layers of citrus and white stone fruit, and a textured mouthfeel.