Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2015

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2015



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Chardonnay - Wooded

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Tasting Notes

On the nose the wine shows classic Chardonnay aromas: Chalk and lime, hints of ripe summer fruit and butter with subtle use of oak. The wine is generous on the palate. It has rich flavours showing more creaminess and oak on the palate, while the lively acidity keeps the palate fresh and clean.

Food Pairing

Dishes Herb Crusted Halibut with minted peas puree and Roast Chicken with tangerines

Cellaring Notes

The wine went through Malolactic fermentation in the barrels. Frequent battonage (stirring of the lees) was done during the maturation period of 11 months to enhance the mouth feel.


The wine was fermented and matured in 38% new, 36% 2nd, 20% 3rd. The last 6% were fermented and matured in a stainless steel tank.

Technical Data

Alc%  RS    pH    TA    Free
13.5 2.1 3.23 6.4