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Uva Mira, Chardonnay 2017 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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UvaMira_UvaMiraChardonnay_750ml_2017
R795

Critic Score

96
TA

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'Uva Mira's top Chardonnay comes from the section of The Single Tree vineyard that faces False Bay and always seems to have an extra dimension to it. Subtle, mealy, focused and very complex, it's a class act. The only thing wrong with this wine, in fact, is the small quantity of just 1,000 bottles. Drink 2020-29.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2019, 96/100

'Clean, fresh-sliced pear & lime flavours on 2017, from 0.2 ha, ocean-facing section of Single Tree vineyard. Similar 50% new oak, integrated into bright, more linear fruit profile than sibling. Still youthful & ageworthy, has more charm than 2016 (93 pts).' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (94/100)

'The superbly elegant nose shows nuances of earthiness with some nut butter and fresh cream. The concentrated yet well balanced palate unravels in the glass to feature zesty citrus flavours of juicy lime and shavings of orange rind seamlessly integrated with chalky minerality. Polished, mineral and complex, this wine shows both precision and energy and finishes with a dry, refreshing lift – the finest expression of the varietal.' – Winemaker
More Information
Alcohol 13.5%
Technical analysis RS: 2.3 g/L | TA: 7.7 g/L | PH: 3.05
Variety Chardonnay
Blend information 100% Chardonnay
Rating TA 96
Winemaker Christiaan Coetzee
Body Medium-bodied
Drink to Drink or cellar
Producer information Uva Mira, which means ‘The Wonderful Grape’, is located 620 metres above sea level on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain Range. The 127-hectare property experiences a cool climate with sea breezes which provides ideal conditions for the styles of wine that Uva Mira produces. In order to express the unique traits of their site, Uva Mira handcrafts their wines using only grapes from their vineyard sites on the property. They describe their style as having elegance, minerality & longevity.
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