Dieu Donné, Wooded Chardonnay 2017, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Note: A medium-intensity, wooded chardonnay that displays a restrained, white-Burgundy style.
Medium-intensity gold in color, this wine has a nose of vanilla and clove baking spice and green apple.
On the palate the dry, medium-plus bodied chardonnay delivers baking-spice flavors suggested on the nose along with lemon citrus.
Bottle Note: This chardonnay has been fermented and aged for twelve months in 100% French oak barrels. A complex, full-bodied wine with lemony flavors, complimented by the oak.
Price: $10 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 120 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Dieu Donné Winery Tasting Room, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 22, 2018