Glass Collection Chardonnay 2016 Stellenbosch - Glenelly Estate

The Glass Collection unoaked Chardonnay is the entry level white wine of Glenelly Estate. It shows a bright yellow colour with a hint of green. The wine has expressive aromas of citrus, lime zest and melon. On the palate there is a round and comforting texture with a decent length and intense fruit complexity. In short, a very well made mineral Chardonnay at a great price.

Similar to: Saint-Véran, Rully, Montagny

  

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£ 11.80 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Glenelly Estate
2016
Stellenbosch
Western Cape, South Africa
Dry white wine
100% Chardonnay
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and Drink
10-12°C
Sushi, shellfish, poultry
 BodyWhite Wine Body ScaleBarrel IconTechnical stuff
 MineralityWhite Wine Minerality Scale 
Soil
Vineyard
Farming
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Decomposed granite, clay
5.5 hectare
Sustainable
Manual
13%
Stainless steel vats
 OakWhite Wine Oak Scale
Experts LogoWhat experts say
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16.5/20 "This is so inviting in its classic restraint but it opens up to quite a definite note of honeysuckle. I saw this written on the back label and thought it would be an exaggeration but it isn't at all. On the palate, excellent freshness, a very very fine grain to the texture (from the lees?), which adds depth and length. It's not the most concentrated but it is so refined and pure. Great stuff. It may age longer but I haven't tasted older vintages. VGV (JH)" (previous vintage)

88/100 "Fresh, showing a mix of yellow and green apple fruit gilded with light honeysuckle and shortbread notes. Drink now."

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Glass Collection Chardonnay 2016 Stellenbosch - Glenelly Estate

Glass Collection Chardonnay 2016 Stellenbosch - Glenelly Estate

The Glass Collection unoaked Chardonnay is the entry level white wine of Glenelly Estate. It shows a bright yellow colour with a hint of green. The wine has expressive aromas of citrus, lime zest and melon. On the palate there is a round and comforting texture with a decent length and intense fruit complexity. In short, a very well made mineral Chardonnay at a great price.

Similar to: Saint-Véran, Rully, Montagny

  

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