The Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2011: The Top 10 wines
By Christian Eedes, 15 November 2011
The general consensus is that South African Chardonnay is making a comeback. But just how good is it? I put together a line-up of 50 high-profile, current-release wines and then subjected them to a blind tasting. The top wines were as follows:
Hamilton Russell Vineyards 2009
Oak Valley Elgin 2010
Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2010
Tokara Reserve Collection Walker Bay 2009
FOUR AND A HALF STARS
Glen Carlou 2010
Glen Carlou Quartz Stone 2009
Julien Schaal Mountain Vineyards 2010
Laborie Limited Collection 2010
Mulderbosch Barrel Fermented 2009
To read the tasting report in full, download the following: CE Chardonnay Report 2011
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