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2013 Glenelly Chardonnay "Glass Collection"

Winery: Glenelly

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Glass Collection"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $20

Cases produced: 600

KWG Score: 88.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: July 23, 2016

Wine Review: This straw colored Chardonnay from South Africa opens with a fresh honeydew, grapefruit and wet stone bouquet. Although it has not been influenced by oak, it is still creamy and food friendly, with a good acid balance to keep it fresh. It is light to medium bodied with flavors of lime and tropical fruit. I also picked up some nicely integrated minerality. The clean citrus flavors linger though the long finish. This would go well with lemon roasted chicken. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: The Glass Collection (Unwooded) Chardonnay has a vibrant and brilliant color with a slight green hue. The wine offers complex aromas of citrus, lime zest and melon that lead to a beautiful, round texture on the palate with wonderful length and an intense fruit finish.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Glenelly 2013 Glass Collection Chardonnay.

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