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RESERVE CHARDONNAY 2013 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer REDSTONE
Very bright medium straw colour. Intense, complex, very toasty, lemon meringue nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, cedary, intense, ripe lemon meringue, key lime pie flavours with a lingering, high acid, complex finish. Great with poultry and white meats - not seafood. Has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. This RESERVE Chardonnay is incorrectly described as the regular 2013 Chardonnay (which is only $19.95 see # 398966) in the LCBO website & Vintages Catalogue, TONY ASPLER / 90-points / BUY - Pale straw in colour; spicy, reductive nose of apple and lemon;Full-bodied, Burgundian style, lemony, apple flavour crisply dry, and firm with a nutty note on the finish. CSPC 511428
Type White Table Wine
Agent Taw Win
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Complex, Solid, Lemon Meringue
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
Platinum Medal winner at the 2017 National Wine Awards of Canada. TASTING NOTE: Beautiful texture up front and some complex nut, popcorn, lemon and stone fruit before the long, elegant, crisp and refreshing finish kicks in with a pleasant light phenolic grip. Score - 92 (Rhys Pender, MW, winealign.com, July 17, 2017) Price $ 25.70
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 17, 2018
Cases bought 54 (12 bottles per case)

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