4 ½ Stars 2023 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
Bright & elegant 21 (92 pts) has gorgeous freshness & lift to its tropical flavours. Ample interest & complexity including crème brulee nuance from barrel ferment/9 months in mostly new oak. Lengthy farewell. 59% Elgin fruit, with Overberg & Paarl, well crafted for ageing.
92 pts Tim Atkin MW 2022
Kara-Tara is Stark-Condé winemaker Rudger van Wyk’s own project, entirely focused on Burgundian grapes. This stylish Chardonnay marries grapes from Elgin, the Overberg and Paarl. Poised between citrus and stone fruit flavours, with subtle toast and wet stone undertones. 2022-27′