Fram Chardonnay 2017

"In the Robertson appellation we find some calcareous soils, and calcium is Chardonnay's friend. Calcium helps us in the sense that it gives this wine a brilliantly defined minerality, supported by yellow citrus fruits and an elegant cereal note on the entry of the palate. The fruit and mineral combination is what really excites me about this wine, and that is why this is an unoaked Chardonnay. Included is 8% of Chenin blanc, whole bunch fermented with pumpovers, to add some zippiness (my own word) to the citrus flavours." —winemaker
Manufacturer: Fram
Availability: In stock
SKU: 35489
$3.00 (20%)
"The 2017 Chardonnay was fermented in stainless steel and spends up to four months on the gross lees. It has a perfumed bouquet of white peach and tangerine scents, and just a slight honeyed note in the background. The palate is well balanced, with a fine bead of acidity, and quite saline toward the second half, revealing an almost Muscadet-like personality on the finish. Delicious." —Vinous
Products specifications
Vintage 2017
Country South Africa
Varietal Chardonnay
Size 750ML
Region Western Cape
Critic: Vinous 90
Wine Types White Wine
ABV% 24.0