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Draaiboek Wines - Onskuld - Chardonnay

- regio: Hemel en Aarde

- deze verbluffende Chardonnay komt uit een koele regio die top Chardonnay voortbrengt.

- de druiven werden met de steeltjes zachtjes geperst en het sap rijpte 11 maanden in Franse eikenhouten vaten, 30% nieuw

- citrus, limoen, kruiden en zachte nootachtige toetsen in de neus
- prachtig fruit in de mond,  romig en toch ietwat strak,  kruidig, pittig van smaak met limoen, Granny Smith en pruimen, ongefilterd

- op dronk, bewaart zeker nog 5 jaar

-  past bv. bij: rijke visgerechten: tarbot, schol en zeebaars in beurre blanc of met een goede roomsaus

- Greg Sherwood 95/100 : In 2020 this Chardonnay is all still sourced from one single Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge block. Mindful of the wine’s youth, I opened my sample and tasted over two days to give the wine the full benefit of oxygen. This certainly is a very impressive wine and a considerable step up on the delicious maiden 2019. The aromatics show complex multi-dimensional layers of sea spray, white flowers, orange citrus oil, freshly baked buttered croissants and pithy lemon rind notes. Very pure and precise, the palate reveals an incredibly elegant, creamy leesy texture with no shortage of tension and minerality, all supported by an intense but seamless concentration of green and yellow fruits, pineapple pastille and lemon bon bons nuances. The length is truly striking, lingering then very slowing fading gradually on the long finish as if someone was slowing turning down the taste volume. The acids are fresh as you’d expect from Ridge fruit but also fabulously tangy and bright. Like a great work of art, this 2020 requires a measure of reflection and contemplation to fully appreciate its beautiful construction, pristine balance and superb harmony. Give the wine plenty of air, decanting if necessary, and don’t serve too cold. A wonderfully complete wine that should drink well from release and over 6 to 8+ years.

Draaiboek Wines - Onskuld - Chardonnay

32,25 €Prijs
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