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Henry of Pelham Winery Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Henry of Pelham Winery Chardonnay 2016

Henry of Pelham Winery Chardonnay 2016

Niagara Escarpment, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Henry of Pelham Winery

Agent: Henry Of Pelham Family Est. Winery

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A terrific Niagara Chardonnay with seductive aromas of toasted almond, green apple and freshly baked bread. Full-bodied and balanced. Well-priced. Perfect for roast chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: cream-based pasta dishes, poached trout, spring vegetables like sweet peas and fiddleheads.

This Henry of Pelham Winery Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on August 28, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Load up on this wine for the summer. It's a great wine to pair with fish or grilled chicken with citrus glaze. The wine features golden apple, spice, apricot and green fig. 90 Points.
Sharon Aubie rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Tasted side-by-side with Henry of Pelham 2016 Chardonnay Estate.

Beautiful nose of golden delicious apple, peach and flowers. Medium-bodied, smooth with flavours of melon, apple and pear.

If you've shied away from chardonnay because you're worried about them being too big or oaky, have no fear, this one is well balanced and a great value at $15! Great with roast chicken.

Tasted July 17, 2018
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

On the nose, this Niagara Chardonnay has aromas of green apple, lime, and almond. On the palate, it is rich and opulent with flavours of red apple, peach, as well as mineral notes and a lingering finish.

Tasted July 2018
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Lithe and delicious example of Niagara Peninsula Chardonnay.
Pale yellow-white.
Loaded with aromas of honey, whiteflower, and stone fruit.
Palate follows suit with lots of white peach and nectarine. Honey, and rolled oats.
Delicious and a bargain at fifteen bucks. Put this with grilled prawns or pork loin.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Crisp and refreshing. Green apple, citrus peel, raw almond. Medium body, medium alcohol, medium acidity. Paired well with roast chicken. Tasted 2016 vintage in March 2018. 89 points
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Poached pears, golden apples, green herbs and yellow flowers. Flavours reveal asian pears, tree fruit stems, olive brine and soft smoke. The wood is well integrated without being overbearing with a toasted almond finish. An appropriate match with light smoked cheddar and soft cheeses. 88 points - tasted July 2018
Simon Chen rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

A hint of toasted oak and floral notes on the nose. The wine is more toward the fruity side and doesn't have much acid.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

Delicate, moderately aromatic with pleasant apple, pear and candied lemon flavours. A lovely light-medium bodied Chardonnay. There is no sign “over oaking”here so no need to fear. It a great value for what it offes. Enjoy pool/dockside on a sunny afternoon. Tasted March 2018 by @sommsosa

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