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Ataraxia Chardonnay 2016

R259.00

This hand-crafted wine is the product of some truly unique, extreme and radical vineyard sites situated exclusively in the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge wine ward, close to the coastal village of Hermanus. A minimalist, non-interventionist winemaking approach, geared to reflect sense of place and expression of terroir, was adopted. This wine is 100{04ef604f05306ee8b3cd1acbb8f900f07aab20b76cc9606ece6d983507ebb160} barrel fermented and carefully matured in specially selected small French oak barriques for a further 10 months. The result is a Chardonnay that is New World in provenance but Old World in stylistic leaning. A chiselled, focussed wine that effortlessly manages to be both subtle and intense. The palate is penetrating and profound yet graceful and poised. A forceful mineral acidity is beautifully balanced by a subtle yet compelling intensity of fruit.

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