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Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015 Wine Review

Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015

Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Hidden Bench Estate

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury and mouth-watering with toasted almond slivers and green apple on the nose and palate. A full-bodied, balanced Niagara Chardonnay with rich layers of butterscotch and lime notes. Pair with roasted chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, pork tenderloin, lobster in butter sauce, ravioli in an Alfredo sauce.

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This Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015 was reviewed on January 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrea Shapiro - Andreas Wine Cellar rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Pale lemon colour with medium plus aroma intensity featuring peach, apple, yellow plum, vanilla and a touch of creme brûlée and creamy butter scotch. On the palate this evolved into baked apple crumble, honey, delicate lemon curd, ripe pear and a touch of white pepper at the end. Elements of yellow fruit persisting with a buttery note. Medium plus acidity, medium minus body and a medium finish. Dry (2g/L) with a very round and clean buttery mouthfeel. Pair with buttery seared scallops and bacon and creamy clam risotto.
90 points. Tasted November 23rd, 2017
From the Beamsville Bench in the Niagara Escarpment, Hidden Bench Estate (2015), the Chardonnay wine grapes for this wine were 100% organically grown on the estate and were sourced from the Locust Lane, Felseck and Rosomel Vineyards. This Chard is dry, creamy with ripe apple and nutty, smoky flavours. The wine was matured in 100% French oak - 14% new and 27% second use, 45% neutral oak and 14% concrete egg. The wine spent nine months in barrel. - Community Wine Reviews

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