Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2017


Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2017

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
2016, 2015 and 2014
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Vergelegen
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2017 (£16.69) is a white wine made by Vergelegen from Stellenbosch that contains chardonnay of 2017. At Drinks&Co, this white wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Description of Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2017

Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 2017 (Chardonnay)


  • View: White wine shows an attractive yellow-green lemon.
  • Nose: citrus, white peach, pineapple, spices, citrus flowers, apricot and toasted with butter.
  • Mouth: The palate is long and elegant with a lively minerality. Citric vanilla flavor.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa).

VINEYARD: Vergelegen.

GRAPES: Chardonnay.

PREPARATION: All wines are made with grapes from vineyards of the estate. Vergelegen is renowned for producing elegant and handcrafted wines and has a widely respected reputation for its environmental and sustainable practices. The unique combination of all the elements that make up the Vergelegen terroir is undoubtedly the key to producing the characteristic style of Vergelegen wine. The climate of growth is soft because of the proximity to the cold Atlantic Ocean at False Bay six kilometers away, with vineyards ranging in altitude between 140 m and 310 m above the level of the sea and slopes facing north-west and south southeast. With a rich variety of 21 types of soil, some of which are among the oldest agricultural soils in the world; vines have been established mainly in soils of Clovelly, Glenrosa and Pinedene. These soils are characterized by a high clay content, which guarantees good retention of water during the critical stage of maturation early summer. The design of the winery is based on principles of gentle handling, visual control, maximum insulation and flow of natural gravity.

WINE PAIRING: This wine is a good accompaniment to pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna ...), vegetarian dishes and poultry.

ALCOHOL: 14.5%

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- The Reserve range from Vergelegen showcase varietals from the premium vineyards on the estate. a 100% chardonnay this wine is sourced from the two Rooiland Vineyards on the Estate.
- The soils contribute to this wine giving an attractive yet complex nose of citrus, white peach, pineapple, spice, citrus blossoms, apricot and buttered toast aromas.
- The taste is long and elegant with a lively minerality.
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Reviews of other vintages of Vergelegen Reserve Chardonnay 20172014


- The wine shows an attractive lemony yellow-green colour with a complex nose of citrus/orange blossom, white peach, pineapple, apricot and hints of hot buttered toast.
- The taste is long and elegant with a lively minerality.
- Serve at 12 degrees Centigrade with crab, fresh trout, smoked salmon, crayfish or lobster.
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