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Glen Carlou Unwooded Chardonnay 2012

Newly hatched.

Production of the maiden Unwooded Chardonnay 2011 from Glen Carlou in Paarl amounted to one Nomblot egg (or 1 600 litres) and was sold exclusively via the winery’s tasting room and restaurant. The reception from punters the wine received was so … [Read more...]

Constantia Uitsig Unwooded Chardonnay 2003

Sweet like a lemon.

While I consider the Unwooded Chardonnay from Constantia Uitsig one of the better local examples around, I’ve always seen it as playing second fiddle to the property’s single-variety Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blend. I have, for instance, … [Read more...]