2018 De Wetshof "Limestone Hill - Unoaked" Chardonnay Robertson

SKU #1421435 90 points Wine Enthusiast

 A pale yellow color, this wine smells fresh, vibrant and inviting, with lively aromas of citrus, lemon-lime, yellow apple, green melon and a touch of mineral dust. Lightweight and well balanced, it has a bright acidic seam and fresh, zippy citrus and green apple tones, with hints of sea breeze and limestone minerality. Bright and sassy, this is well balanced and oh-so-easy to like and drink. *Editors' Choice* (LB)  (5/2019)

Vinous

 The 2018 Limestone Hill Chardonnay is picked in the morning and sees no wood contact. It has a well defined though slightly generic bouquet - perfectly enjoyable if not memorable. The palate is better, offering lime cordial and orange pith on the entry and a fine bead of acidity, and light tropical notes of guava and passion fruit toward the crowd-pleasing finish. Finishes better than it begins. (NM)  (8/2018)

Wine Spectator

 Open-knit, featuring yellow apple and cantaloupe notes, with a nice beam of acidity emerging midpalate, delivering a juicy, moderately long finish. Drink now. (JM)  (6/2019)

K&L Notes

De Wetshof is a third-generation winemaking family based in Robertson Valley. They have been producing high-quality wines in South Africa since the 1970s, and are known as one of South Africa's most prominent Chardonnay producers. Winemaker's Notes: "Heavy clay soils rich in limestone allow this Chardonnay to emit optimum varietal expression in a cloak of rich complexity. An un-wooded wine, Limestone Hill has notes of citrus, ripe orchard fruit and nuts, with the complexity balanced by a nuanced elegance ending with a delicate ripeness. The grapes are picked in the coolness of morning, with the emphasis on capturing the natural complexities of the Chardonnay grape immediately for the making of this un-wooded wine."


Share |
Price: $14.99

Real Time Inventory by location:

The item you have chosen is in stock, and has inventory in at least one of our retail stores. Below is the current quantity on hand information for this product within our database. It is never more than five minutes old. Additionally, our shopping cart looks at real time inventory so when you add an item to you cart we will do an immediate check of available inventory and alert you if there are any issues.

Location Qty
Hollywood: 5
San Francisco: 7
Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup. For a detailed explanation click here.

Additional Information: