Leeu Passant, Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Note: A lightly-oaked chardonnay with a soft, creamy texture.
Medium-intensity lemon in color, this wine has an aromatic nose of medium-intensity oak, vanilla and clove baking spice along with some faint, green apple notes.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied chardonnay has a creamy texture with medium flavor intensity but with a well-integrated tannin structure and some lemon citrus on the finish.
Bottle Note: An adventure into Cape wine heritage by Chris & Andrea Mullineux and Analjit Singh.
Price: $52 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 625 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Tasting Room, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 22, 2018