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Flat Rock The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Flat Rock The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2016

Flat Rock The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2016

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Flat Rock

Agent: Flat Rock Cellars

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Full-bodied with so much going for it. On the nose this gold Chardonnay is baked apple dumpling, pear compote, fresh pastry and lemon. Love this Niagara Chardonnay: voluptuous but balanced. Chardonnay that is the liquid version of worn-in jeans. Comfy, familiar, just right. Almost full-bodied, this tongue-loving, caressing white wine will be perfect tonight when you kick back with some buttered popcorn and an old movie.

Chardonnay food pairings: pan fried scallops, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce.

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This Flat Rock The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on July 7, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Chardonnay is anything but "Rusty". A plush Chardonnay from the Twenty Mile Bench in Niagara, the "Rusty Shed" comes from their best vineyards and is aged in the best barrels from the winery. The result is a complex wine with multiple layers. Aromas of vanilla, butter and peach. White stone fruit and some citrus on the palate. Medium to full bodied. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel and a long oak finish. Tasted July 4, 2018.
Gwen Barton rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Perfect for lovers of oaked Chardonnay. Golden yellow, med-full bodied with pleasant acidity. Pronounced notes of baked apple, vanilla and toasted nuts. Smooth mouth feel with long finish. Pair with lobster mac’ncheese. Tasted July 2018
Flat Rock The Rusty Shed 2016 is a full-bodied golden Chardonnay with baked apple and pear, pasty dough and soft lemon. This is a beautiful Chardonnay from the Twenty Mile Bench on the Niagara Escarpment. - Community Wine Reviews

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