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CHARDONNAY CUVEE SPARKLING 2016 Traditional method, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer KEW VINEYARDS
NEW in Vintages. Versatile and ready to drink, this well crafted fermented in the bottle Chard hits the spot in terms of price and quality. Perfect for Thanksgiving celebrations. Bright pale yellow colour. Fairly intense, slightly spicy, ripe lemon-apple meringue fruit on the nose with some hints of toast and Seville orange marmalade. Dry, medium bodied, bright, nicely structured. ripe lemon-apple meringue flavours with a lingering, bright, citrusy, gently toasty, fairly effervescence finish. This 100% Chardonnay has 12% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar spent four years aging in the bottle before being disgorged in June 2022. Only 900 cases produced and it currently sells at the winery for $27.95. CSPC 28978
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent KEW Vin
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Complex, Lemon-Apple Meringue
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This wine was aged for five years on the lees, imparting richness and the biscuit/bready note so prized in traditional-method sparklers. Crafted in an approachable, easy-to-enjoy style, it offers lime, ripe tropical fruit and honey notes. Finessed and elegant, it's versatile enough for casual and formal dining and will be great with oysters, salmon, aged cheeses, grilled chicken, risottos, or creamy soups. Price $ 23.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 8, 2022
Cases bought 80 (6 bottles per case)

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