Julien Schaal Mountain Vineyards Chardonnay 2011, Wo Elgin

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Elgin, South Africa

$14.75 (295402)

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November 10, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, fresh, lightly oaked, smooth and well-balanced example, with tight acids and solid length. Juicy and inviting...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has cool climate aspirations, being from the coastal Elgin region, but it maintains classic Cape power and...

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dmytro
dmytro

Sorry, Rod. Chardonnay from Alsace would not taste like this, as they are more about terroir and style than grape variety. My opinion: nice balance of fruit and concentration, very bright acidity. Reminds me of cru Chablis, minus the saline note. Extremely food friendly, elegant and classy. Celebrity equivalent: Kara Lang.

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