Glen Carlou The Curator’s Collection Chardonnay 2015

R145.00

R145.00 | Club R123.25

 

 

The Curator’s Collection from Glen Carlou represents the passion of a winemaker obsessed with creating a wine that is as personal and unique as an original masterpiece.

 

The 2015 Chardonnay is a limited release. Part of a small selection of barrel fermented and matured in second fill French oak barrels for 12 months.

Tasting Notes

An elegant Chardonnay with a bright straw colour and green highlights on the edge, showing first impressions of ripe apple and citrus with a hints of herb and an attractive minerality. Ending clean, with prominent grapefruit and a light spice sensation sustained by a clear acidity that refreshes the palate.

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Additional Information

Varieties

Chardonnay 100%

Harvest Date

mid February

Analysis

Alc: 13% | RS: 3.1 | TA: 5.8 g/l | pH: 3. 4 2

Fermentation

Barrel fermentation

Ageing

12 months in second fill French oak

Bottling Date

February 2017

Winemaker’s Note

With exceptionally good volume and complexity, this wine is steely and alive on the palate. Ending clean, with prominent grapefruit and a light spice sensation sustained by a clear acidity that refreshes the palate, concludes a rounded experience, for this well-made Chardonnay.

Food Pairing & Recipes

Best enjoyed with food such as soufflé, scallops or light seafood dishes.

 

Recommended recipe:

 

Franschhoek trout with bone marrow ragout

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