Wednesday April 1, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

Migliarina Wines, Chardonnay, Elgin

4th September, 2016

The winemaker here is hipster sommelier turned virtual winery owner, Carsten Migliarina. He is one of South Africa’s exciting new wine producers. He is a part-South African, part-German surfer who spent years working as a sommelier in Europe, giving him awareness of the kind of elements that appeal to the international palate.

This chardonnay eschews both heavy oaking and the teeth-jangling acidity of the currently far too fashionable pure steel tank chardonnays. Migliarina...

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