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Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016

Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016

Western Cape W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Cathedral Cellar

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

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This Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on February 20, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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ELGIN ST. WEST AND ROGERS ROAD64 Add
RIDEAU & KING EDWARD50 Add
YONGE ST & GREEN LANE35 Add
BLOOR & ROYAL YORK (KINGSWAY)34 Add
VANSICKLE & FOURTH30 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This wine always, always, always punches above its weight. Super reminiscient of Meursault, only for a fraction of the price. This wine is nutty, smoky, and loaded with apples, key lime, and pie crust. There's some dried floral elements here as well. The wine is just so, so good for the price. Even those who eschew Chardonnay are bound to be intrigued. 91 Points.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Excellent value for the price ($16,95 in Ontario!). Aromas of lemon-lime, apple, and a hint of macadamia nuts. Smooth on the palate, with crisp fruit and a slightly herbaceous and spicy finish. Enjoy with herb roasted chicken.
From the Western Cape wine region, the Chardonnay wine grapes for Cathedral Cellar 2016 were sourced mainly for the Elgin wine region. This is a full-bodied, rich and lush 100% Chardonnay with buttery, sweet spice, toasty oak and vanilla flavours on the palate finishing lemon zesty. Delish. Enjoy with roast chicken. - Community Wine Reviews

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