Rosehall Run Cuvee County Chardonnay 2010 Wine Review

Rosehall Run Cuvee County Chardonnay 2010
VQA, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 834328002503

Price: $21.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2012-2016
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Rosehall Run
Agent: Rosehall Run Vineyards Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied, richly textured and creamy with aromas of green apple, toasty oak and vanilla smoke. Superb!

This was reviewed July 30, 2012 by

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Price: $21.95
LCBO Vintages Product No. 132928
LCBO Vintages Release Date: April 13, 2013

Source: Winery (Rosehall Run)
The 2010 season will be remembered as one of the hottest in recent memory and our earliest harvest ever at Rosehall Run. The Chardonnay pick began under gloriously clear skies the last week of September and continued with near perfect conditions until its conclusion just before Thanksgiving. All fruit was sourced from Hillier clay limestone vineyards in PEC.
Brix readings between 22.5 and 24.5 ensured good body yet, somewhat remarkably, there is a great beam of acidity that supports all that ripe fruit-likely due to the cool overnight temperatures.
Ferment and elevage took place in French oak for about 14 months mostly in 500 L puncheons, about a third new wood. Subsequently the cuvee selection was blended into stainless steel and allowed to marry for another 3 months prior to bottling.

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