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Bon Courage Chardonnay 2011

Leading wine writers Hugh Johnson and Robert Joseph agree Robertson stands out in the Cape for quality and value. Bon Courage is firmly at the forefront of its top wineries coming away from the South African Young Wines Show 2009 with nine Champion Wines and 19 Gold medals. Replanted in the 1960s with Chardonnay and Sauvignon, the estate has 175 hectares of beautifully mature vines producing intense flavours. Grapes were picked at night and early morning to maintain maximum freshness. The juice of the crushed grapes was left on the skins for 24 hours to extract all those evocative pear and apple aromas.This has lovely balance and loads of easy South African style! Enjoy by the glass anytime or with grilled fish, roast chicken or pork.