Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2015 Stellenbosch - Glenelly Estate

Estate Reserve Chardonnay is the oaked white of the estate, and it is absolutely delicious. Nose displays vibrant citrus, apple and flint with underlying minerality and vanilla butterscotch. Palate is lush, the creamy texture is underpinned by beautiful mineral notes with hints of toasted almond and vanilla. The finish is fresh with great minerality. A very nice and complex Chardonnay with an Old World feel coupled to a beautiful New World fruit profile! A rare value for money - we thought we were having a Pouilly-Fuissé!

Similar to: Pouilly-Fuissé, Ladoix, Chassagne-Montrachet

  

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£ 15.50 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Glenelly Estate
2015
Stellenbosch
Western Cape, South Africa
Dry white wine
100% Chardonnay
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2022
Open and Drink
10-12°C
Chicken, veal, lobster, crab
  Body White Wine Body Scale Barrel Icon Technical stuff
  Minerality White Wine Minerality Scale  
Soil
Vineyard
Farming
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Decomposed granite, clay
5.5 hectare
Sustainable
Manual
13%
10 months in French oak barrels
  Oak White Wine Oak Scale
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92/100 "Ripe and stately nose with a sense of broadness to the yellow fruit and a mineral brightness. The palate bristles with energy and clarity. Significantly over-performs its appellation. Enormous potential."

95/100 - Gold Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 "Notes of honeysuckle, and earthy, herbal lees on the nose. The palate is beautifully balanced showing light fruit, and salted almonds on the finish."

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Silver Medal at International Wine Challenge

 

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