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Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay

Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay

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Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay: Discover Stellenbosch Elegance in a Glass

Introduction

South Africa's Stellenbosch region is renowned for producing world-class Chardonnay, and Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay is a shining example of this excellence.  This reserve-style wine showcases the unique terroir of Jordan Estate, offering a complex and unforgettable tasting experience.  Let's dive into its aromas, flavours, and ideal food pairings.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay displays a beautiful golden hue with subtle green highlights, hinting at its freshness and vibrancy.
  • Nose: Aromas of ripe stone fruits like peach and nectarine mingle with citrus notes of lemon and grapefruit. Delicate hints of vanilla, toasted oak, and a touch of spice add layers of complexity.
  • Palate: The palate delivers on the promise of the nose with rich, concentrated flavours of stone fruit and citrus. A creamy texture is balanced by refreshing acidity, while subtle oak notes add depth. The finish is long and lingering, with a hint of minerality that reflects the Stellenbosch terroir.

Food Pairing Suggestions

Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay's balance of richness and acidity makes it a versatile food pairing wine.  Try these delicious matches:

  • Seafood: The wine's subtle oak and creamy texture pair beautifully with grilled lobster, scallops with lemon and herbs, or a rich crab bisque.
  • Poultry: Roast chicken with a creamy mushroom sauce or a herb-stuffed turkey breast complement the Chardonnay's richness and spice notes.
  • Vegetarian: This Chardonnay handles creamy pasta dishes like wild mushroom risotto or a butternut squash ravioli with brown butter sauce.
  • Cheese: Pair with soft, creamy cheeses like Brie or Camembert, or a flavorful aged cheddar.

About Jordan Estate Nine Yards Chardonnay

This wine is crafted from hand-selected grapes grown on the premium Nine Yards vineyard block at Jordan Estate.  Careful winemaking, including barrel fermentation and extended lees ageing, contribute to its complexity and creamy texture.

 

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