Atkin 96! IWC Gold. DWWA Platinum. The Seven Flags Chardonnay 2018 is a great combination between elegance and concentration. The wine shows a light hay hue and the nose is expressive with notes of fresh citrus zest which is complimented by stone fruit and hints of oak. The palate is an exciting combination of crisp citrus fruit with great complexity, concentration and hints of oak in the background. The wine is elegant with a long and lingering finish. Very fortunate to have had four very exceptional successive vintages for Chardonnay. With the 2015 vintage Paul Cluver produced a very elegant Chardonnay that was very tight with great freshness. 2016 was a vintage with great opulence and more richness. The 2017 vintage gave us a combination of characteristics of both the 2015 and 2016 vintages.