The Eleanor

The Eleanor Chardonnay 2014

  Awards

  • 2013   Tim Atkins 93pts, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
  • 2012   Gold Medal IWSC (2014)
  • 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:                 13.69% by volume
  • Residual Sugar:      2.0 g/l
  • Total Acid:              6.8 g/l
  • pH:                        3.43

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 260.00 per bottle
R 1,560.00 per case of 6

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