Chardonnay is a great wine to enjoy with food and this image just makes my mouth water! A wine collector’s dream! The Eleanor Chardonnay 2015 is available directly from the cellar or specialist wine stores at R325 per bottle. A little pricey but hey, when it comes to dinner parties, let’s brag a little. The wine is named after a strong and resolute woman who owned the farm from 1948 to 1977. She was always sophisticated and poised- just like me I guess haha 😉
Previous vintages of the Eleanor Chardonnay have received notable recognition in the industry, which include 41Ž2 stars in the internationally recognised Platter Wine Guide as well as a gold medal at the 2012 International Wine and Spirits Competition. Cellarmaster Carl Schultz says the that the 2015 vintage displays an abundance of perfumed, nutty and vanillin note flavours, with complex yet rich tangy finish. The result is an elegant wine with a persistent finish. The perfect wine to enjoy with rich foods such as Oysters, Scallop and Chardonnay Risotto with a Basil Cream Sauce, Cape Line fish and cheeses.
The Eleanor Chardonnay, which forms part of Hartenberg Wine Estate’s range of Super Premium wines, pays tribute to the matriarch of the Finalyson family who, with her husband Maurice, owned the farm (then known as Montagne) from 1948 to 1977.
For more information visit www.hartenbergestate.com.