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|CHARDONNAY 2016 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Bright very light yellow colour. Intense, extremely cedary, spicy, baked lemon meringue nose. Dry, medium bodied, spicy, intense, mature, baked lemon flavours with a lingering, mineral-tinged, very toasty, somewhat tropical finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. Similar to the recommended 2015 (**+) was released on October 14, 2017 at $18.95. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY -Apple and citrus nose with a suggestion of oak and a light floral note; medium-bodied, dry, apple and lemon flavours; well-balanced and an attenuated, long finish.
||White Table Wine
Ripe, Cedary, Bright
||Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
|TASTING NOTE: Flat Rock Cellars crafts this Chardonnay with an eye to delivering a bright, focused flavour profile. To that end, the oak is judiciously applied to ensure that it complements but never dominates. Fresh and lively with notes of baked buttery apples, lemon, vanilla and a wonderfully creamy mouthfeel, this is top-flight cool-climate Chardonnay. This is huge bang for the buck and the kind of wine you'll want to keep around - stock up. A nice option for barbecued chicken. (Vintages panel, Nov. 2017)
||vintages release - April 28, 2018
||167 (12 bottles per case)
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Score: - Poor * Very Basic
** Good **/**+ Very Good **+ Excellent