Tawse Winery Inc. Quarry Road Chardonnay 2010 Wine Review

Tawse Winery Inc. Quarry Road Chardonnay 2010
VQA, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 111989
Wine Type: White Wine


 
Price: $34.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Organic wine
Drink: 2012-2017
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Tawse Winery Inc.
Agent: Tawse Winery Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 92/100

A gorgeous profusion of hazelnut and green apple brightness on the nose. This is followed by rich, voluptuous layers of tropical fruit and butterscotch goodness. The wine was barrel-fermented and aged 12 months in French oak (20% of which was new) and underwent a partial malolactic fermentation. Available through the winery and Vintages go to market. Chardonnay food pairings: crab cakes, grilled salmon, seafood and shellfish platter.

This Tawse Winery Inc. Quarry Road Chardonnay 2010 was reviewed March 7, 2013 by

 

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2011 Tawse Quarry Road Chardonnay has appealing aromas of white pear and subdued oak and vanilla. It is a light to medium bodied, extra-dry, fruit forward wine, with forward acidity and a medium to long finish. It is food friendly, drink now and for the next few years. My impressions: NOTHING SPECIAL, 88-89 pts. Tasted at 'Taste Ontario 2013' http://grapeselections.com/taste-ontario-2013/ in October/13.

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Pale straw in colour, this chardonnay has an appealing nose of lemon zest, stoney minerality, and hints of oak. It follows through with a rich palate of lemony citrus, crisp green apple, and a pleasant, pronounced minerality. Long, pleasing finish with lingering citrus zest, wet stone and citrus fruit.

 
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