Iona Vineyards Chardonnay 2009, Wo Elgin

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Elgin, South Africa

$24.95 (236026)

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89 pts
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October 15, 2011

Critic Reviews (6)

Robert Parker
Robert Parker

Another highly recommended Iona white is the 2009 Chardonnay, fermented 70% in French oak, a judicious 20% new with...

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Vintages
Vintages

Exquisite. [The ’09] exhibits tightly wound mineral, citrus core. Piercing flavours structured by taut acidity and...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

From one of South Africa’s cooler growing regions, a delicious wine with mineral, citrus, and notes of smoke....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Elgin is a coastal, cooler climate region east of Cape Town. This is a quite intense smoky, flinty style of...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a lively, lean and fresh example of chardonnay from the cool, windswept region of Elgin near the Southern...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An intense, smoky, spicy style of Chardonnay with some sour acids and sharp oak. Somewhat disjointed, lacking harmony...

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