Goats do Roam Goat Door 2005

Chardonnay from South Africa

Price: $13.79
Item No. 86786
  • WS87

Winemaker's Notes

As our goats roamed through the vineyards choosing the fruit for our well known Goats do Roam range of wines, one obstinate member of the flock decided to go his own way. He sought out his very own vineyards and, being a lover of rich, barrel fermented white wine, chose the noble Chardonnay grape. So delighted was he with the results that he now fiercely protects these vineyards by standing guard at the door! We have, of course, named him Chevre Chardonnay, and these vineyards produce exceptional quality wine, vintage after vintage.

The combination of fruit from the two sites produces a wine that is well balanced. There is plenty of lively fruit, with good complexity and a full finish.

Learn About Goats do Roam Map ItMap It

Respected South African winery Fairview owner/vintner Charles Back has built what started as a single red blend named Goats do Roam into a full-fledged wine company offering a range of top-quality, blended wines widely available throughout the wine-drinking world. The Goats do Roam brand is, in fact, the single-biggest selling South African wine label in the United States. Fruit...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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