Cape Winemakers Guild

Waterford Estate Chardonnay Auction Reserve 2011

Fruit selected from within a single vineyard underwent natural alcoholic fermentation in 500 litre Burgundy barrels. Malolactic fermentation was prohibited and the wine was allowed to age on the gross lees for 12 months. Tasting Notes: Vibrant aromatics of citrus blossoms, lime cordial and a touch of roasted almond from the oak. The palate is elegantly rich and well structured, a slight oiliness on the finish, relating to the intensity of the 2011 vintage. The wine is still youthful and will only settle into its best in 5 to 8 years.

Winemaker: Kevin Arnold – …

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 2 200.00
  • Lowest: R 1 800.00
  • Average: R 1 960.00


  • Bottle Size 750 ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 80
  • Cases Auctioned 30


  • Alc: 13.61 vol%
  • RS: 1.80 g/l
  • TA: 5.20 g/l
  • pH: 3.68

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