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2016 Indaba Chardonnay

Indaba 2016 Chardonnay

Winery: Indaba

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Western Cape

State or country: South Africa

Price: $12

Cases produced: 18,556

KWG Score: 88.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: April 30, 2019

Wine Review: This yellow colored Chardonnay from South Africa is a very good value. It opens with a wet stone, matchstick and ripe Bartlett pear like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a gentle Bosc pear and mild mineral blend with notes of faint pineapple, lemon verbena and Granny Smith apple. The finish is dry and flavors drift away nicely. This Chard would be a very nice glass pour as it is a crowd pleaser. I would pair this Chard with chicken and wild mushroom ravioli with a light cream sauce. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Bright tropical fruit aromas lead to a crisp, fresh palate with mouth-filling flavors of apple, pear, honey and pineapple. A gentle kiss of oak adds a creamy butterscotch nuance and wonderful depth. A superb value, this versatile white is a fantastic match for a wide range of dishes, from mac and cheese to spicy ethnic food.

Organic status: not organic

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