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    *6W* 2022 Kara-Tara Chardonnay (Western Cape, SA)

    6W

    Warmer growing regions, fully ripened grapes, extended barrel-aging add to the wine’s body

    *6W* 2022 Kara-Tara Chardonnay (Western Cape, SA)

    With classic notes of lemon zest and grapefruit, this UG staple Chardonnay packs a punch worthy of fall evenings on the porch. 
    34 in stock!

    About The Varietal

    Chardonnay

    Chardonnay, possibly the most famous among white grape varieties, is frequently regarded as reaching its peak expression in its Burgundian birthplace. However, this grape has journeyed across the globe, and Chardonnay wines, ranging from outstanding to less inspiring, can now be discovered in various wine-producing regions worldwide.

    About The Producer

    Kara Tara

    Rüdger Van Wyk (2018 Diners Club Young Winemaker of the Year) graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2013 and quickly became a member of the Cape Winemakers Guild Protege Program, a mentorship allowing talented young winemakers to rub shoulders with giants in the industry. After a harvest in Burgundy, Rüdger became the assistant winemaker of Stark-Conde Wines and is now the founder and head winemaker for Kara-Tara Wines, named for the small town on the Cape South Coast where Rüdger was raised.