Freedom Cross Chardonnay

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An oak aged Chardonnay from Franschhoeck with rich fruit and a creamy mouthfeel. Made by one of the top wine cooperatives in South Africa, Franschhoek Cellar.
Type:
Vintage:
2017
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
1
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13.5%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
South Africa
Body:
Soft, fruity and aromatic
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Screw Cap
£7.49
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Franschhoek Cellar

Franschhoek has a colourful prodigy of over 320 years when by chance of history and circumstance, 44 French Huguenots fled religious persecution and were granted land in this lush and verdant valley. By nature of their knowledge and flair for wine grape cultivation and production, they laid the foundations that successfully established Franschhoek as one of the truly great wine and food destinations in South Africa. Franschhoek Vineyards Ltd was founded in 1945 by a group of local farmers to vinify their grapes on a co-operative basis. They have long since shed this old co-op image and they are now operating as a private winery within the premium wine stable of DGB (Pty) Ltd.

Tasting Notes

Tropical fruit and melon aromas on the nose are complimented by hints of vanilla and butterscotch. The palate is full flavoured and creamy, with a rich satisfying finish. A wine for those that enjoy a richer style of Chardonnay.

Food Matches

Lovely with creamy pasta dishes.