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Inniskillin Niagara Estate Unoaked Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Unoaked Chardonnay 2016

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Unoaked Chardonnay 2016

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Inniskillin

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A rich, buttery, full-bodied Niagara Chardonnay with notes of toasty oak and spice on the finish. Pair with roast chicken.

This Inniskillin Niagara Estate Unoaked Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on May 22, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Sharon Lécuyer rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Beautiful nose of apple with crisp flavours of green apple, lime but wonderful acidity and balance here.

If you have shied away from chardonnay thinking it has to be big, full-bodied, oaky, you'll want to give this unoaked chardonnay a try!

Would be perfect at your next holiday gathering (turkey, ham dishes) and is excellent value at $14! Good buy here!

Tasted May 7, 2018
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Fresh and partial malo Chardonnay from the Niagara estate for Inniskillin. It has a very pleasant balance going, with lots of melon, peach, pear, vanilla, and a touch of baked bread.
This wine never saw a bit of oak, but it looks like it may have received some special treatment in tank.
Very good value from Inniskillin.
Put it with fried chicken and coleslaw. Something equally as satisfying.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Inniskillin from Niagara Peninsula. Bright green apples, pomelo citrus, and yellow daffodil florals, Flavours show baked apples, apricots and golden apples with a faint note of white pepper and pineapple skins. Acidity is fairly well balanced with this light bodied unoaked chardonnay. Pair with soft washed cheeses and seared scallops. 88 points - tasted May 6, 2018
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Definitely a good value, you could pick this up for a crowd! Aromas of fresh yellow apple and pear. A bit softer on the palate, even though this is unoaked, there is a nice roundness and warmth to the flavours (from some malolactic fermentation) and the apple tastes more warm and baked, and there is a hint of warm spice. This wine would be great with anything from chicken or pork to a hearty grain salad.

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