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Kew Vineyards Marsanne 2016 Wine Review

Kew Vineyards Marsanne 2016

Kew Vineyards Marsanne 2016

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Kew Vineyards

Agent: Kew Vineyards Estate Winery Ltd

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Kew 2016 is a dry, medium-bodied 90% Marsanne and 10% Viognier white wine blend with grapes sourced from the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region. Zesty with ripe orchard fruit, marzipan, ripe peach flavours and a smoky, flinty finish. Pair with roast turkey. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2018 National Wine Awards of Canada.

Marsanne food pairings: barbecued chicken, barbecued pork ribs, roast duck.

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This Kew Vineyards Marsanne 2016 was reviewed on August 30, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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L.J. Palmer rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Medium lemon colour, dry, aromatic and fresh medium bodied wine. Floral and peach aromas with yeasty/bready and mineral notes. Flavours of citrus, wet stone and peach with a slight oily texture. Worked very well with grilled bacon wrapped scallops.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Big and rich oak notes right off the bat, some vanilla spice, butter and cream, then fruity aromas of banana, melon, and pear squeak into the bouquet. Back to oak on the palate, barrel staves and baking spice before the tropical fruits enter the mix. Creamy and full on the palate, boasting a high 14.5% ABV. Wraps up cleanly and ready for another sip. Quite nice with roast turkey and creamy pasta dishes.
Kew 2016 is a dry, zesty and smoky, rich, medium-plus-bodied 90% Marsanne and 10% Viognier white wine blend with grapes sourced from the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region with ripe apple, ripe stone fruit, smoky and flinty flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled pineapple and pork chops. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2018 National Wine Awards of Canada. - Community Wine Reviews

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