Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 321,040 strong:

Register Today!

County Unfiltered Chardonnay 2008 Wine Review

County Unfiltered Chardonnay 2008

County Unfiltered Chardonnay 2008

V.Q.A. Prince Edward County, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review

Price: $35.00

Drink: 2010-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Agent: L'Acadie Vineyards

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Looking at my notes, I realized that "Yes, oh, yes!" is not really a tasting note and might be interpreted as something else. However, it was sheer ecstasy to drink this Chardonnay with its rich layers of buttery, toasted almond goodness. Lovely oak integration and a long satisfying finish that leaves you plesantly yearning for more.

Chardonnay food pairings: crustaceons, poultry, pasta dishes with cream based sauces.

This County Unfiltered Chardonnay 2008 was reviewed on October 30, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2013  2012  2011  2010  2015 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 776880
  • $32.99 
  • Check Stock

Reviews and Ratings

Holly Bruns rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A hint of pineapple and lemon under a buttery, butterscotchiness. Earth and hazelnuts, a result of the ageing process give was to a long, silky finish.
Quite deep. Quite rich on the nose with real vibrancy on red clay. Struggles to ripen and yields are naturally low. Just 11.9% and Norman, who has made wine ‘all over the world’, told me his grapes tend to get phenolic ripeness early. Quite chewy on the finish. Dry and austere on the end with real character. Really very Burgundian. Real density and this tastes as though it should really develop complexity. Score: 17.5 (out of 20) Source: Josh Raynolds, International Wine Cellar
Our past vintages of our County Chardonnay have been called dead ringers for fine Burgundy. Our 2008 vintage will prove no different. Full of minerality, lots of lemon and lime fruit and an almost unperceptable touch of oak to tie all the flavours together.

If you liked the County Unfiltered Chardonnay 2008, you might also like these wines:



Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Carpineto Red Wine
Tuscany I.G.T. ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 321,040 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  




Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award