Vergelegen, Chardonnay Reserve 750ml 2017

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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Tasting notes:
'Understated, subtly complex 2016 has finely detailed citrus, showing zest, marmalade & blossom notes. Also-tasted 2017 follows form, less butter & oak spice emphasis. Both elegantly weighted, with lingering finish. Bunch pressed, barrel fermented, matured 9 months.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (93/100)

'Vergelegen's Reserve bottling is a single vineyard wine, made from a block planted with five different clones at 150 metres and aged in 25% new wood. It's a rich, textured style that needs a little more time in bottle, showing toasty, vanilla and citrus fruit flavours. Drink 2020-25.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2019, 92/100

'The wine shows an attractive lemony yellow-green colour with a complex nose of citrus, white peach, pineapple, spice, citrus blossoms, apricot and buttered toast aromas. The taste is long and elegant with a lively minerality.' – Winemaker

Alc: 14.5% | RS: 1.58 g/L | TA: 6.05 g/L | PH: 3.4

About Vergelegen:
Vergelegen has a 300 year history, dating back to 1 February 1700, when it was founded. Vergelegen (meaning ‘situated far away’), has changed through many owners since then, each of whom have shaped Vergelegen into what it is today. The 3,000 hectare estate is situated in one of the richest floral regions of the world and they practice sustainable farming and have various environmental projects.
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Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country South Africa
Rating PG 93
Drink To Drink now
Price R375.00
Producer Vergelegen
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Chardonnay
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