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Date Printed: 7/28/2014
Glen Carlou Chardonnay 2011
Glen Carlou Chardonnay 2011
(search item no. 118553)
screw cap wine
has fluid
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PRICE ON 7/28/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 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:

Vibrant pale yellow with slight lime green hue. Intense aroma with a complex bouquet of lime-tree blossom gooseberry, peach and citrus. Soft and generous, mouth-filling fruit flavors of stonefruits and citrus. The creamy texture is balanced and with a fine acid. It has a clean fresh finish with well-integrated oak in the end.

Delicious when paired with mushroom risotto, pan-seared scallops or line fish.

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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.