The Eleanor

The Eleanor Chardonnay 2015

  Awards

  • 2015    94 points Tim Atkin, 93 points Prescient Chardonnay Awards 2017, 90 points Robert Parker
  • 2014    93 points Tim Atkin, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2013    93 points Tim Atkin , 91 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2012   Gold Medal IWSC (2014), 5 stars Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report '14, Gold Decanter 2017, Gold Old Mutual Trophy Show - Museum Class
  • 2011   4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2010   91 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2009   Gold Medal Winner IWSC (2012), 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2007   91 points Robert Parker, 91 points Wine Spectator, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2006   90 points Wine Spectator, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2005   90 points Wine Spectator, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2004   Gold Medal Chardonnay du Monde, Gold Medal SA Veritas (2006), 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

 

Production

  • Barrel Ageing:        12 months in 50% New French Oak (225l), 50% in 2nd fill
  • Maturation:             2 to 8 years from vintage
  • Alcohol:                  13.74% by volume
  • Residual Sugar:      2.2 g/l
  • Total Acid:               6.7 g/l
  • pH:                          3.22

Food Match 

Oysters, Scallops and Chardonnay risotto with a basil cream sauce, Cape line-fish, Cheeses.

Tasting Note

Perfumed, nutty, roasted almondswith vanillin notes. Complex and rich with a tangy finish.

Pricing

R 350.00 per bottle
R 2,100.00 per case of 6

All deliveries of 24 bottles or more within South Africa will be free of charge.