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The Backsberg Chardonnay exudes the aromas of pineapple and cashew nut. This wine is fresh and well-balanced but also full-bodied and creamy.
The Wine in DetailThe Backsberg Chardonnay appears full yellow in the glass. Fresh aromas of pineapple and sweet cashew nuts elate nose and palate and are accompanied with aromas of citrus in the aftertaste. The wine leaves a creamy and soft impression in the mouth and convinces with a balanced and fresh finish.Goes with ...The Backsberg Chardonnay goes perfectly well with pasta dishes like spaghetti with vegetables. It is excellently combinable with different salads and cold meat. Also seafood and fish taste delicious with this Chardonnay. Thai and Caribbean dishes are well-combinable too.Grape VarietyThe variety of the Backsberg Chardonnay is one of the most famous worldwide. Aromas of gooseberries and grapefruits are often perceivable in the nose. Honey and caramel suppport the fine sweetness of the variety. In taste a typical Chardonnay is very fruity with dominant flavours of yellow fruits like apricot and peach. It leaves a creamy up to buttery and sometimes even a smoky impression on the tongue. The white wine is often soft with a diffident sourness in the aftertaste.The WineryThe Backsberg estate is situated at the Simonsberg moutainside in between the wine growing areas Paarl and Stellenbosch. The esate is about fourty kilometres away from Capetown. Like only a few other estates it combies premium wines with an easy approachability. The estates products are rightly approved by critics because of their high quality. Structure and finesse go hand in hand with the so called “drinkability”. A broad range of satisfied gourmets shows the estates quality.StorageConnoisseurs like to drink the Backsberg Chardonnay immediately. Others store it in the wine cellar for some years without it losing its depth and taste. A part of the Chardonnay matured in French oak barrels for eight months.
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