Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thelema Mountain Vineyard Chardonnay 2012 92 Points

Classic Stellenbosch barrel fermented and matured Chardonnay, style have not changed much as far as I can recall from my hotel school student's days serving copious amount of the 1995 / 1996 at Le Touessrok hotel, was one of the best selling Cape Chardonnay's on the wine lists, if one thing have change for the good is recent vintages is less creamy and brighter freshness, zesty, textured, nevertheless cannot go wrong with this one!

Alcohol: moderate| 13 % abv

Origin: Stellenbosch

Notes: lemon | citrus | melon | peach | nutty

Ideal drinking occasions: summer

Serve with: grilled white fish

Drink: now until 2022+