South African Chardonnay is a popular varietal wine made from Chardonnay grapes grown in various wine regions throughout South Africa. The wine is known for its complex and balanced flavors, which can vary depending on the specific region and winemaking techniques used.
South African Chardonnay typically exhibits citrus and tropical fruit flavors, as well as notes of oak and vanilla from barrel aging. Some South African Chardonnays are also known for their minerality and acidity, which can lend the wine a refreshing and crisp quality.
Notable South African Chardonnay producers include Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Jordan Wine Estate, and De Wetshof Estate.