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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:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Cathedral Cellar

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From Cathedral Cellars, this Western Cape wine region, a 100% Chardonnay produced by winemaker, Wim Truter. Fresh with ripe red apple, pear and lemon pudding flavours on the palate. Good acidity for food. Enjoy now and for the next three years.

Chardonnay food pairings: raspberry braised partridge, pork filet au gratin with green herbs, grilled chicken breast with cranberry and red currant sauce.

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This Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on July 4, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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RIDEAU & KING EDWARD51 Add
ELGIN ST. WEST AND ROGERS ROAD44 Add
ERIN MILLS & EGLINTON41 Add
BRONTE ST S. & LOUIS ST LAURENT39 Add
LAWRENCE & DON MILLS36 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.
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, lush 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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