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2027 Cellars Wismer Vineyard Fox Croft Block Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

2027 Cellars Wismer Vineyard Fox Croft Block Chardonnay 2016

2027 Cellars Wismer Vineyard Fox Croft Block Chardonnay 2016

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: 2027 Cellars

Agent: 2027 Cellars Ltd.

More Vintages: 2014  2013  2012 

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A balanced and rich Chardonnay yet not heavy. Toasted almond and green apple. Pair with roast chicken. MINE: Wismer Vineyard, Fox Croft Block (XXXX) Chardonnay is made ripe red apple, pear, sweet spice and smoky from light oak ageing. A very elegant and racy Chardonnay sipper from the Twenty Mile Bench on the Niagara Escarpment. OTHER: Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review: Rich butterscotch aromas and light tropical notes extend into the luscious palate that bursts out with butterscotch, sweet spice and toast. Satiny texture and rich lingering finish. Enjoy with Chicken Alfredo. Tasted Feb. 2017. OTHER: Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: The slightly woody, toasty nose on this literally made me sigh! This is a beautifully balanced wine. Light oak, light spice. Clean on the palate. No overpowering elements detract from the overall experience. Beautiful nose, beautiful palate. Worth every penny! Tasted March 2017. OTHER: Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review: Medium-bodied with lemon and butter notes off the top! Toast, honey, nuttiness and some oak kept in check by zippy acidity. A little bitterness on the finish. Tasted: February 2017. OTHER: Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows: Tasted April 24th 2017. Colour clear on the rim and a brilliant golden straw colour to the core. Very elegant colour would match well with gold plated silverware. Aroma of tropical fruits, perfume and notes of candy. Just lovely on the nose. On the palate grapefruit, candy and mineral notes all nicely balanced with soft silk mouth feel. Nice medium long finish, mouth-watering and flavourful. This is a lovely drinking wine that would pair with shellfish and chicken dishes. Super value from Niagara Ontario. Thank you Kevin Panagapka winemaker and the great Wismer vineyard - Fox Croft Block. OTHER: Bench, Niagara Escarpment OTHER: Only 10% of the oak aging is conducted in new barrels for this Chard due to the hot vintage. It has a highly expressive nose of green apple, mineral, pear, subtle oak and a touch of citrus. It has lovely texture on the palate, beautiful balance and poise, with bright orchard fruits, lemon chiffon, seamless spice, swirling minerals and a clean vibrant finish. Fabulous wine. Score - 92 (Rick VanSickle, winesinniagara.com, Dec. 4, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews

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