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ATARAXIA Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde 2016/17 Bottle (v4)

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  • ABV 13.5%
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • Closure Type Cork
  • Wine Colour White Still Wine
  • Country / Region South Africa - Western Cape
  • Wine Styles Full Bodied
  • Grape Variety Chardonnay

Bottle Description

A minimalist, non-interventionist winemaking approach, geared to reflect sense of place and expression of terroir, was adopted. It is 100% barrel fermented and carefully matured in specially selected small French oak barriques sourced exclusively from Burgundian coopers. Fortnightly batonnage was employed throughout the 10 month maturation period. The result is a Chardonnay that is New World in provenance but Old World in stylistic leaning. A chiselled, focussed wine that effortlessly manages to be both subtle and intense. The palate is penetrating and profound yet graceful and poised. A forceful mineral acidity is beautifully balanced by a subtle yet compelling intensity of fruit. A classic length, creaminess and intriguing complexity defines this stylish, world class Chardonnay.

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ATARAXIA Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde 2016/17 Bottle (v4)

Our price: £23.95

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