Cape MentelleChardonnay 2021Product code: 16366
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A lauded product of Western Australia's Margaret River region, Cape Mentelle Chardonnay is renowned for its alluring bouquet and profound palatability. With sophisticated notes of citrus blossom, green apple and toasted cashews, it radiates a compelling complexity. On the palate, it astonishes with a delightful blend of crisp acidity and mellow oak flavours. This wine showcases layered nuances of ripe peaches, zesty lemon, and subtle creamy undertones, offering an extraordinary amalgamation of intensity and elegance - a testament to its beautiful maturation process. Cape Mentelle Chardonnay is an absolute delight for discerning oenophiles.
APPEARANCE - Brilliant pale lemon. NOSE - The aromatics unfold with bright lemon zest and white stonefruit florals following through with complex mineral layers of sea spray and hints of washed stone. PALATE - The palate is fresh and vibrant with a bright minerality and lovely biscuity texture. Succulent and salivating, opening up to frangipani, honeysuckle and lemon pie with the mouthfeel of silken tofu. Medium bodied with a crystalline acidity and beautiful fruit purity, finishing with poise and clarity.
About the Winery
Cape Mentelle winery is a distinguished and highly respected brand in the world of winemaking. Located in the heart of the Margaret River region in Western Australia, Cape Mentelle has consistently been recognized for its exemplary wines and rich history.
Founded in 1970 by David Hohnen, Cape Mentelle was among the first five wineries established in this region, which is renowned for its wine production. Over the years, the winery has evolved to become a major player in the industry, earning multiple accolades for its unparalleled excellence. From its beginnings, the winery has been committed to creating wines of character that express the unique terroir of the Margaret River.
Today, Cape Mentelle comprises over 200 hectares of vineyards, diligently cultivated to preserve the natural integrity of the area. The winery is well-known for its robust Cabernet Sauvignon, elegant Chardonnay, and vivacious Zinfandel, each a testament to the combination of great terroir, innovative viticulture, and meticulous winemaking.
Cape Mentelle's commitment to sustainability is commendable, implementing practices such as organic composting and minimal use of water for irrigation. They meticulously protect their vineyard's ecosystem, preserving its biodiversity and ensuring that their wine production processes are both environmentally and socially responsible.
Not only does Cape Mentelle winery stand out for its exquisite wines, but it's also revered for the unique experiences it offers to visitors. From guided tours and tastings, to their popular 'Movies in the Vineyard' summer event, the winery provides an enchanting insight into the world of wine and the artistry behind it.
However there is more to Cape Mentelle than exquisite wine and stunning vineyards. Its profound respect for nature, commitment to sustainable practices and passion for innovation, make it a winery worth experiencing. Indeed, a visit to Cape Mentelle is a foray into the heart of Australian winemaking – a journey that is certain to captivate the senses at every turn.