Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Groot Constantia Estate Constantia Chardonnay 2011 92 Points

Clear, day bright, pale straw with green reflections, clean, high intensity, smoky, toast, flinty mineral, granite, citrus, orange, marmalade, prominent oaking yet subtle, expertly managed.

Dry with some residual sugar, glossy style, rich pure creamy, medium plus alcohol (13.5%), medium acidity, complex depth and persistent mid palate, concentrated texture. Now until 2020