De Wetshof Estate "Lesca" Chardonnay
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De Wetshof Estate "Lesca" Chardonnay - 2020

Item # 16617 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
$299.52 $269.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A delicious white that is lightly oaked for 3 months; the wood shows up on the palate as a fresh undertone of vanilla bean. With its abundant floral apple fruit, you'd never mistake this for anything but a great Chardonnay. It's drinking well today but could certainly hold for a few years to come.

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Staff Pick Notes

The next time you get invited to a wine tasting party, this bottle will be a surefire winner. Made by the third generation of the De Wet family, it’s a Chardonnay that demonstrates Old World qualities but with a New World price. Bonus: It’s guaranteed to throw even experienced blind tasters for a loop when trying to pin down its geographical location. Classic varietal notes of lemon, lime, green apple, honeysuckle, along with a mineral streak from the limestone-dominant soils. This is the kind of go-to staple that will have a regular place at your table.


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