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Date Printed: 7/26/2014
Glen Carlou Chardonnay 2009
Glen Carlou Chardonnay 2009
(search item no. 108761)
International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 7/26/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Since the release of the first Chardonnay, Glen Carlou has become synonymous with award-winning Chardonnay the world over. Fermented in French oak barriques and matured for ten months sur lie, this wine rewards with rich, round fruity flavors, harmoniously balanced with well-integrated oak.
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About Glen Carlou:

Glen Carlou was established in 1985, and since 2003, Glen Carlou has been solely owned and operated by Hess Family Estates. Glen Carlou is located in the picturesque Paarl Valley in the Cape Winelands in South Africa. They enjoy a Mediterranean climate of warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters. An exciting variety of slopes and the riches of their soils create unique winegrowing conditions, while judicious vineyard practices ensure the cultivation of healthy flavorsome grapes reflecting the inherent characteristics of their terroir.