Meerlust Chardonnay 2005

Chardonnay from South Africa

Price: $28.99
Item No. 92215
  • WS92
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

The wine has a vibrantly bright platinum gold appearance with a pronounced green hue. The expressive nose is complex with lime and lemongrass and a creamy, yellow apple bouquet. The nose also exhibits toasted nuts, marzipan and honey notes. On the palate, the wine is full bodied and generous, retaining a vivacious freshness and crisp acidity. The mid palate is packed with a creamy mouth-feel and expressive minerality, and the wine has a long, lingering pleasant aftertaste.

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Learn About Meerlust Map ItMap It

Meerlust is one of South Africa's most famous and historical wine estates. The land where the farm is now situated was originally owned by a powerful and wealthy free burgher named Henning Huising. After his death in 1713 the estate passed through many hands until it was bought in 1756 by Johannes Albertus Myburgh - and has remained in the Myburgh family ever since. Nicholaas...

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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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Winemaker's Notes The wine is very bright, a polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. There is a complex, appealing nose ...
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