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Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2018 Wine Review

Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2018

Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2018

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A smoky, medium-bodied Chardonnay from the Niagara Peninsula wine region with ripe pear, apple, baked goods, lemon custard and creamy on the palate and aged in Canadian oak. The oak for these barrels are sourced from trees grown along the Grand River in Ontario. Pair with Canadian maple-smoked pork chops from the grill.

Chardonnay food pairings: Asian dishes, crab cakes, pan-fried cod.

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This Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2018 was reviewed on April 2, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Golden in colour with aromas of granny smith apple, butter, pear and spice. It is medium bodied with crisp acidity and has flavours of green apple, caramel and lemon zest that leads into a creamy green apple finish. This is will pair well with poultry and pork, I enjoyed it with turkey for thanksgiving dinner. Tasted on October 12, 2020.
Craig Haynes WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This wine showcases David Johnson’s creativity regarding local ingredients. Among other things, the 2019 Ontario Wine Awards winemaker of the year matured this wine in oak harvested from Ontario forests. This “act locally” decision contributed style to this medium bodied chardonnay. From a family operated winery, it featured a generous profile of baked white orchard fruit with woodsy, butterscotch and caramel notes filling in the background. Enjoy.

Reviewed on July 5, 2020
A rich, creamy and silky Chardonnay from the Featherstone winery in the Niagara Peninsula wine region. Bone dry with apple dumpling, butterscotch, lemon pudding and baking spice flavours supple and luxurious on the palate. The wine is aged in Canadian oak barrels sourced from trees grown along the Grand River in Ontario. Pour with roast chicken. - Community Wine Reviews

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