Journey’s End, Destination Chardonnay

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JOUR-CHAR-2011
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JOUR-CHAR-2011-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml

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£25.00
  •   Stellenbosch, South Africa
  •   Rich White
  •   Chardonnay
  •   2011

In 1995 the Gabb family (originally from Shropshire, UK) took control of this picturesque wine farm surrounded by 20 ha of gorgeous vineyards. They have invested heavily in both the vineyards and the winery since then – with the estate growing to 120ha by July 2011.

The initial Journey’s End investment was made by Roger Gabb, who, at that time, was Founder and Managing Director of Western Wines. Following the sale of Western Wines to Constellation brands in 2006, the family turned their focus to their estate, Journey’s End. Upon taking the helm in 2007, Roger’s son Rollo has since invested further into the estate through vineyard purchases and infrastructure.

Clear and bright, straw with a hint of green. Expressive fruit, initially lemon and citrus, but under that, it’s more tropical and pineapple, all seamed through with crushed almond, savoury oak tones. This is a layered, complex wine, the result of cool-grown fruit carefully handled, plus barrel selection. The palate is silky, with a tangy finish from the fruit and acid combination, extending the flavours.

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  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2011
  Country South Africa
  Region Stellenbosch
  Grape Chardonnay
  Wine Type White wines
  Wine Style Rich White
  Winemaking Sustainable farming
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Cheese - Mature Cheddar, Desserts - Apple pie, Fowl - Roast Chicken, Pasta - Pasta all'Arrabbiata, Pasta - Pasta with Pesto, Rice - Risotto, Mushroom

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