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Niel Joubert Chardonnay 2016, Paarl, South Africa


Appellation: Paarl


Blend: Chardonnay


Vintage: 2016


Tasting note: Pale with bright yellow reflections. Nose leads with ripe tropical fruit where citrus, melon and pineapple mingle. Hints of vanilla and some floral notes. Lively mouth where the tropical ripe fruit flavours give an impression of sweetness but great acidity gives fine balance. Some stone fruit flavours appear with time in the glass and add complexity. Lively, fruit filled finish.

Brands Laira The Laira Chardonnay 2012, Coonawarra, Australia

Appellation: Coonawarra


Blend: Chardonnay


Vintage: 2012


Tasting note: A rich perfumed nose of creamy white peach and stone fruit aromas backed by the aromatic nuances from the French oak. This fruit driven wine is complex and silky smooth with a fine balanced structure. Fresh white peach is accompanied by a creamy cashew nut character from barrel maturation, which also adds a rounded texture in the mouth. The Laira Chardonnay

Bertani Soave, Soave DOC, Veneto, Italy

Bertani Soave

Appellation: Soave DOC


Blend: 100% Garganega


Vintage: 2015


Tasting note: A shining yellow colour with golden highlights. Intense on the nose, layered, surprising and unique. Intense notes of white flowers and gooseberry bring to mind something original. It continues with notes of peach and apricot, suggesting its complexity and surprising personality. On the palate the acidity is vibrant, softened by intense notes of gooseberry, peach and apricot, all accompanied by a richness of taste that makes the aftertaste long and lingering.

Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio delle Venezie, delle Venezie DOC, Veneto, Italy


Appellation: delle Venezie DOC


Blend: Pinot Grigio, Verduzzo


Vintage: 2016


Tasting note: The wine looks golden yellow with greenish reflections. The nose is of citrus fruit, white flowers, and honey. On the palate, the taste is refreshing with expressions of lemon, peach, and apricot-like fruitiness and an attractive hint of honey.