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2017 De Morgenzon Chardonnay "Reserve"

De Morgenzon 2017 Reserve Chardonnay

Winery: De Morgenzon

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserve"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $40

Cases produced: 840

KWG Score: 93.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: August 27, 2019

Wine Review: This dark gold colored Chardonnay from Stellenbosch is very good. It opens with a fragrant oak, pear and pineapple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, rich and concentrated. The flavor profile mirrors the nose and features oak influenced pineapple and pear. I also detected notes of honey and a hint of butterscotch and clove. The finish is dry and its flavors and pleasant acidity are nicely prolonged. The Chard is bold enough to enjoy on its own. With food, I would serve it with lobster with drawn butter. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: An elegant golden color with green hues, this Chardonnay displays aromas of toasted brioche with zesty marmalade. A backbone of lime and lemongrass with floral notes of honeysuckle and frangipani materialize on the palate. Warm, rich vanilla and an almond nuance linger on the finish.

Organic status: not organic

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