Oldenburg Chardonnay 2011

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Stellenbosch, South Africa

$26.95 (374645)

  • None
     
  • Drink Now
  • 8989

89 pts
5
April 26, 2014
WineMoves

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Oldenburg is an old property in the small Banghoek Valley (pronounced “bun hook”). But it is actually a new wine...

Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
  • Thumbs-up (0)
  • Thumbs-down (0)
Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Pale lime in colour, the 2011 Chardonnay offers lovely scents of slightly tropical pears, apricots, green peas (very...

Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
  • Thumbs-up (0)
  • Thumbs-down (0)
Michael Godel
Michael Godel

What strikes as a well-thought out or at least fantastically imagined example of New World Chardonnay will take some...

Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
  • Thumbs-up (0)
  • Thumbs-down (0)
John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fragrant, stylish, well-measured Stellenbosch chardonnay, with notable but integrated caramel-oak spice and ripe...

Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
  • Thumbs-up (0)
  • Thumbs-down (0)

Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

At first taste there was no fruit just Oak spice, but after 30 min it just opened up to a good Chard

Description: Bright light to medium gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This complex wine features medium toasted oak, oak spice, lemon tart, pineapple, dill, green apples, peach, ginger, dill and a hint of caramel. Medium+ body with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Point: Needs to decant for 30 min to bring out the fruit. Both the cool climate and Montrachet style glassware work, just both very different.

Drink now or in the next 2 years on its own or pair it with Tai Pai Chicken.

Tasted: 6 Aug 2014

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

8989
  • Thumbs-up (0)
  • Thumbs-down (0)

Visit my website www.twilightwines.com