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ESTATE CHARDONNAY 2017 WO Elgin
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PAUL CLUVER
Bright very light yellow colour. Intense, complex, very toasty, slightly spicy, key lime pie nose. Fairly dry, medium-full bodied, very intense, well structured, complex, slightly spicy, ripe, lemon-meringue pie flavours with a lingering, crisp, fairly high acid, cedary finish. Expansive and ready-to-drink. Best with poultry. Has 13.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L18024 on the back label. Last appeared in Vintages (***) on June 9, 2012 at $21.95 and was Recommended Best Buy (#277939). CSPC 570952
Type White Table Wine
Agent Hob Com
Country South Africa
Region
Rating ***(91 points)
Comley, Toasty, Lemon Meringue
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
Silver Medal winner with a score of 92 points at the 2018 International Wine Challenge. TASTING NOTE: Beguiling honey, nectarine & kumquat nuances on striking 2017, gorgeous satin texture, richness from wild ferment in barrel, purity & vivacity enhanced by cool-climate acidity. Score - 94 (Platter's South African Wine Guide, 2019) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 6, 2019
Cases bought 111 (12 bottles per case)

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