B Vintners Fire Heath Chardonnay 2016, Walker Bay, South Africa
Tasting Note: Medium-intensity lemon in color this wine has a nose of green apple and vanilla baking spice.
On the palate, the dry, medium-plus bodied chardonnay has a creamy texture with integrated vanilla tannin.
There is mid-palate complexity and balance between the fruit and tannin structure.
Bottle Note: Vine. Terroir. Heritage. Future. Exploring vineyards in the cape of good hope – crafting terroir specific wines. Calcareous soils are home to indigenous plant life – fynbos – the fire health, is one such plant – pioneering vineyards, are now being grown in this special place. There are good stories to tell. The special terroir our canvas – the wine our artisan expression.
Price: $21 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 250 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Raats Family Wines Tasting Room, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 18, 2018