100% Chardonnay for this Méthode Traditionelle. Dry sparkling, lemon-gold colour, with aromas of crunchy Granny Smith apples, fresh pear and melon, with a whiff of brioche. Ripe style with hints of apricot and lemon. Spent 2 years on the lees before disgorging.
With salads or fine fish dishes. Or as an aperitif.
About the winery:
Hazendal was recently beautifully restored. With attention to wine, good food, an extensive tea experience and "Wonderdal", an interactive playroom for the kids. Hazendal is located in Bottelary Hills in Stellenbosch, premium region for, among others, Pinotage. Bottelarij Hills has different slopes, undergoes the cool influences of False Bay in the south and the Atlantic Ocean in the west: an ideal recipe for a range of microclimates. Height of the vineyards vary between 150 m and 400 m. Lady Winemaker is Clarisse Sciocatti-Langeveldt. The ‘Christoffel Hazenwinkel’ range is named after the first owner of the estate.
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