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|SKIN FERMENTED CHARDONNAY MUSQUÉ VQA
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Bright with light orange colour. Slightly spicy, citrusy nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, fairly attractive, , ripe, citrusy, tangerine flavours with a somewhat floral, mineral tinged fairly high-acid finish. Ready-to-drink. Has 12.5% alcohol and a cork closure. TONY ASPLER / 89-points - Old gold colour; spicy-floral, earthy nose of Mirabelle plum; medium-bodied, dry, perfumed, dried rose petal and peach-apple flavours with a tannic grip on the finish. Only available as a Vintages Online Exclusive at vintages.com/orange
||White Table Wine
Dry, Spicy, Bright
||A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
|TASTING NOTE: Time on skins: 55 days. A more extreme example of Ontario orange, but one that evolves marvelously with a little air. It has a pale pink-rosé colour with the merest hint of orange. Nearly two months on the skins has given it a serious tannic backbone, dusty, drying, grippy. But I love the range of flavours, the dried roses, the rosehip and hibiscus flower, the pleasantly bitter finish, and certainly the cleanliness and precision on offer. Very good length. An excellent first commercial effort from Vineland. Score - 91 (John Szabo, MS, winealign.com, June 30, 2017)
||vintages release - October 13, 2018
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Score: - Poor * Very Basic
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