Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2012 Wine Review

Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2012
California, United States
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Product #: 230821
BC Product #: 143776
SAQ Product #: 11372791


 
Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Cupcake Vineyards
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rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

I consider myself a wine-lover, not a wine snob; yet when it comes to chardonnay, I can carry a slight wine-snob-esque aura. My chardonnay experience is hit-and-miss (I am not a fan of a wine that tastes like I am directly licking the oak barrel...but, to each their own). This chardonnay is NOT that at all. I was pleasantly surprised, especially for the price point ($15.99). The best descriptor I have for this wine is creamy and mouth-watering. It has a subtle aroma of vanilla and tropical fruit, banana and ripe mango in particular. When you drink it, this medium-bodied wine blankets your mouth like a chardonnay hug, leaving a long finish with tingle of spice, a hint of oak, and the perfect amount of acidity to make your palate long for more. The bottle notes say this chard pairs well with seafood (which I would not doubt)and it was also the perfect partner for my carrot-ginger soup with fresh bread and cheese. Win for Chardonnay!

 
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