Vintage Ink Wines Rite Of Passage Chardonnay 2011

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There are 5 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Nick Onischuk Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Vintage Ink Wines Rite of Passage Chardonnay 2011 is great value! This wine features beautiful aromas of apple, peach and fresh bread which carry through to the palate. Go get a bottle or two! (91/100) Tasted July 14, 2014
Chris Coughlin WSET level 3 grad rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Light and easy drinking Chardonnay with Melon, pear, citrus and oak notes. Keep one of these in the fridge for an inpromptu BBQ.
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a medium yellow colour with pear, apple and toasty, buttery oak aromas. The flavors are a repeat of the aromas, with a touch of caramel. The acid is lowish and it is a rather full-bodied chardonnay overall. For this style of chard, it is a nicely priced wine that would go well with some grilled chicken swarmas or buttery lobster on baguette.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

An atypical Chardonnay. Initial aromas are much like a Cabernet Franc, although this disappeared as it warned slightly. It settles down to a nice aroma of yellow apple, apricot, and honey. Medium acidity, slightly spicy, apricot and honey flavour and finish. A nice wine with roast turkey.
Jane Staples Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

An elegant Chardonnay with fresh pear and subdued oak opening on the nose, followed by lush tropical fruit, ripe pear and toast. Very well-balanced and harmonious, with long buttery finish.




Natalie's Review

Vintage Ink Wines Rite Of Passage Chardonnay 2011, VQA, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada: A lovely butterscotch and peach note opens up to voluptuously viscous layers of ripe peach and toffee. A smoky, campfire finish is a comforting way to end as you extend your glass out for a top up. Yum! Drink: 2012-2014. 245712 14.40% D 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 90/100. March 16, 2013 Charming Grilled Chicken Wine  Full Review