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750 ml (Standard)



100% Chardonnay


South Africa


90 Points - Christian Eedes 90 Points - Tim Atkin


13.84% alc vol Sugar g/l: 3.27
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 5 yrs
Origin: Stellenbosch Appellation: Stellenbosch

Tasting Notes:

The wine has a youthful, yellow-green colour. Aromas of lemon rind and grapefruit prevail on the nose, with wood maturation manifesting as a subtle caramel flavour. Rich concentration of flavours on the palate, with juiciness, crisp acidity and an enduring finish.

Lemon Rind
Lemon Rind




At Oldenburg Vineyards, we believe that great wines can only come from the best quality grapes. Our intervention in the vineyards is minimal, to reflect the full potential of our mountain terroir. The Oldenburg Vineyards Series is a true expression of terroir through our range of single cultivar wines. The confluence of the 8 Natural Elements that determine our unique terroir is explored through these wines and their real sense of place. The 8 elements are depicted on the intricate Oldenburg Vineyards Series label design. Wines made in an uncompromising manner, intending to showcase the finest characteristics of each cultivar.

The 2017 vintage produced grapes of exceptional quality, despite being the second consecutive dry, hot season. These conditions lead to a slight decrease in yield at harvest, but produced smaller berries with great colour and flavour intensity. Cooler nighttime temperatures throughout the growing season encouraged even ripening and flavour development. Sufficient irrigation and soils with a good water holding capacity ensured our vines avoided water stress.

Grapes were picked by hand, followed by careful bunch and berry sorting. Crushing and destemming was handled delicately. 50% of the of the wine was tank fermented, and 50% barrel fermented.

Wines were matured for 9 months in 300l French oak barrels. 50% new oak and 50% 2nd fill barrels.

Food pairing

Seared trout & oven roasted baby potatoes, salted with butter and rosemary.

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