Lokaia The Sandman Amphora Chardonnay 2021

R275.00

Two months of skin contact in amphora, protected by a layer of olive oil. Bright, clean and textured Chardonnay from the Franschhoek Valley Floor.

500 bottles produced.

Tasting Notes

Out of stock

Description

The Sandman was the primary inspiration behind the Lokaia brand. The spirit of sleep and dreams from Hans Christian Andersen’s fable was named ‘Ole Lukøje’ (pronounced Ole Lokaia) – simply known as ‘The Sandman’ in English. Moving away from the traditional growing and oenology methods, this Chardonnay is grown in sand, fermented in clay and protected by a topical layer of olive oil. The wine spent 2 months in an amphora, constantly in contact with the skins and stems, creating a texture that is virtually unexplored in Chardonnay. A natural, unfined wine that may produce small amounts of tartrates and sediment in the bottle over time.

Label artwork by Jenny Glazier

 

Additional information

Weight 1.3 kg
Grape Varieties

Chardonnay

Origin

Franschhoek

Sub-Region

Valley Floor

Bottles Produced

500

Fermentation Vessel

Amphora

Alcohol

11.15%

Residual Sugar

1.4g/l

Total Acidity

6.2g/l

pH

3.15