DeMorgenzonDMZ Chardonnay 2022Product code: 16733
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DeMorgenzon DMZ Chardonnay is a South African delight with an elegant character. This wine presents a colour palette of light gold with a tinge of green. It boasts a luscious bouquet of citrus fruits, mixed with a hint of vanilla. It offers crisp apple and pear flavours, balanced by smooth oak nuances which result in a well-rounded, buttery finish. The palate is vibrant and fresh, whilst maintaining a complexity that promises the ideal balance between acidity and richness. A harmonious wine that pairs perfectly with seafood, this DeMorgenzon DMZ Chardonnay is a splendid example of South African viticulture.
This wine shows sweet vanilla and hints of almonds on the nose with a clean tropical fruit finish. Delicate oak supports a rich and full fruit flavour in the mouth with layers of white peach, apricot, grapefruit and vanilla.
About the Winery
Located in the stellar heart of South Africa’s flourishing wine belt, the DeMorgenzon winery offers an idyllic fusion of heritage and innovation. Bestowed with the Dutch term for 'Morning Sun', DeMorgenzon is the first to be touched by the morning suns' rays, bestowing an enchanting glow on the winery’s verdant vineyards.
Lying nestle in the inimitable Stellenbosch, the terroir here is blessed with a cool sea breeze from the Atlantic. This, alongside the diverse soil profile, creates a congenial environment for cultivating their exceptional grapes.
The DeMorgenzon winery is renowned not only for its premium wine but also for its unique philosophy in viniculture. The winery consistently promotes biodynamic farming: pesticides are banned instead, they use natural pest management methods and foster biodiversity in their vineyards adequately preserving the ecological balance.
Another interesting practice at DeMorgenzon is the use of baroque music, played continuously in the vineyard and cellar. The belief is that the melodious vibrational energy positively influences the maturation process of the wine, contribute to creating a product that is a harmonious symphony of taste.
The winery’s flagship bottle, the DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc, has garnered international acclaim for its balance, depth, and complexity. It has won many awards, including the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards, and is hailed as one of the finest Chenin Blancs in the world. The winery also produces top-notch Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, and a Rosé that holds it's own in the summer months.
In addition to its vineyard and magnificent Cellar Master's House, DeMorgenzon also extends stunning views of Table Mountain, and of Cape Town itself like a jewelled locket in the bosom of the earth. When visiting the estate, guests can enjoy a refined tasting experience while soaking in the unparalleled views.
In conclusion, DeMorgenzon is more than just a winery, it is an embodiment of harmony between mankind and nature, reflecting the biodiversity of the macrocosm in a bottle of world-class South African wine,