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2017 Elephant Hill Salomé
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2017
Elephant Hill
Salomé

$75.00

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Salomé Chardonnay is named after a famous ancestor of the Weiss family. Maria Salomé Ebner von Eschenbach. She was married to Carl Wilhelm Ebner in 1717, who was the Castellan of City of Gostenhof close to Nurenberg.


Other vintages
Awards

95 points - Bob Campbell MW
97 points - Cameron Douglas MS
96 points - Sam Kim
5 stars - Michael Cooper
92 points - Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate

Tasting notes

Majority of the grapes came from our Te Awanga vineyard with a small amount of grapes from our Bridge Pa Triangle vineyard. It was barrel fermented and aged in one-third new French oak for a full 12 months with some lees stirring. 20% went through malolactic fermentation.