Meerlust Chardonnay, South Africa

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Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh, eighth generation custodian of this seventeenth-century national monument. Meerlust, with its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, family cemetery, dovecote and bird sanctuary too.

Meerlust Chardonnay, South Africa

  • Product Type: White Wines
  • Country:  South Africa
  • Region: Stellenbosch
  • Producer: Meerlust Estate
  • Vintage:  2018
  • Alcohol:  13.%
  • Grape Varieties: 100% Chardonnay (Meerlust produces only one white wine namely Chardonnay. The wine is fermented and matured in French Oak and is made only from grapes grown on the Estate.)

Tasting Notes: Very bright, polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. Complex, appealing nose with pear, citrus and floral notes developing into lemon cream, oatmeal and marzipan richness. On the palate the wine is medium bodied and linear but retains generous focused citrus fruit flavours with sleek, balanced and crisp acidity. The wine remains vivacious and fresh on the finish with clean citrus fruit and stony minerality. The wine has a long, very pleasant lingering finish. Decanting and exposure to air opens the aroma and palate of the wine.

Food: Grilled fish, white and red meat. Ideally served at 12°-13

Ageing Potential: Up to six years, provided wine is stored in ideal cellar conditions.

South African White Wines, White Wines

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