Sutherland Chardonnay

SKU: 67226118

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Award Winning Sutherland Chardonnay

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Tasting Note

Masterfully understated and nuanced on the nose, with citrus and greengage, sesame oil, flint and a suggestion of oak. Fresh and zesty in the mouth, with a richness that gradually builds on the palate. This is great to drink now, and it will gain further roundness and complexity over the next 3-5 years. Delicious!

Product Information

  • White Wine

  • White - Rich & Complex

  • Thelema

  • South Africa

  • Elgin

  • Chardonnay

  • 2018

  • Drink now

  • 75cl

  • Screwcap

  • 13.5

  • Yes


Chardonnay clones CY 270, CY 548A, CY 95/96 and 277D, grafted to Richter 110 and 101 – 14 Mgt rootstock and planted on Tukulu soil at a density of 2300 – 2500 vines per hectare. Vines planted in August 2004. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in 228 L French oak barrels. The wine spends 10 months on its gross fermentation lees, with the lees being stirred on a regular basis. Yeast : Davis 522. Fermented at 15 degrees Celcius.

Customer Reviews

  • Fabulous refinement

    We enjoyed a bottle of this over three successive nights (an exercise in masterful restraint). It starts out lean and somewhat Chablis-like; over time gradually broadening and showing ever-so-subtle nuances of cream and toasted oak. This is a seriously classy Chardonnay for the money and I anticipate that it would develop nicely in the bottle over 4-5 years, if you have the patience.

    • 11111 Quality
    • 11111 Value for money

    Review by Tom King (Posted on 10/06/2019)

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Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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