Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2021
Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay
Region: Stellenbosch, Costal Region, South Africa
Bottle size: 75cl
The wine shows an attractive lemony yellow-green colour with a complex nose of citrus, white peach, pineapple, spice, citrus blossoms, apricot and buttered toast aromas. The taste is long and elegant with a lively minerality.
The grapes are all Estate grown and selected from three vineyards – Rooiland 12 & 13 and the super vineyard Lower Schaapenberg.
Since 1700, Vergelegen (meaning “situated far away”) has been a historic estate in Somerset West, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Extending over 3000 hectares, from the banks of the Lourens River to the rock faces of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, Vergelegen is one of South’s Africa’s most prominent wineries. This is reflected by the fact its wines have earned more than 200 local and international awards since 1999 including the coveted Château Pichon Longueville.