Meerlust Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2020 (South Africa) Rated 91WE
- Calculated at Checkout
- South Africa
- 90+ Point Wines
Wine Enthusiast Review
Baked apple, pie crust, creamed pear, yellow melon and pressed buttercup all abound on the nose of this rich and toasty Chardonnay. It's similarly bold in fruity intensity and oak-derived weight and character on the palate, though with ample acidity to keep the richness in check and lend freshness to the sip and close. Enjoyable now, this should continue to drink well through 2025.
Wine Tasting Notes
Very bright, polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. Complex, appealing nose with pear, citrus and floral notes developing into lemon cream, oatmeal and marzipan richness. On the palate the Meerlust Stellenbosch Chardonnay is medium bodied and linear but retains generous focused citrus fruit flavors with sleek, balanced and crisp acidity. The wine remains vivacious and fresh on the finish with clean citrus fruit and stony minerality. The wine has a long, very pleasant lingering finish.