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Malivoire Chardonnay 2017 Wine Review

Malivoire Chardonnay 2017

Malivoire Chardonnay 2017

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

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Malivoire

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A lovely, almost full-bodied Niagara Chardonnay with toasted nuts and white peach. Very typical cool climate Chard. Golden apple, toffee and smoke on the finish. Perfect for roast turkey or chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: pork, poultry, white fish or shellfish..

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This Malivoire Chardonnay 2017 was reviewed on August 11, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I'm a total sucker for Chardonnay from the Beamsville Bench that is delivering some impressive quality. And at $19.95 this one is a total bargain too. Classic cool climate style with lemon and pineapple tones and a finish of butter biscuits. Beautifully balanced clean acidity to ensure no top heaviness. 60% of the wine went into French oak for 9 months. If you haven't tried Ontario chard, this is a good place to start. Chicken tikka wraps with minted yoghurt.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Beautifully balanced. Aromas of golden apple, pear, and hazelnut. Full bodied and smooth, with lots of apple on the palate with a touch of honey and vanilla. Enjoy with classic roasted chicken or creamy cheeses.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A gorgeous pale straw cool climate Niagara Chardonnay with ripe stone fruit, and wet stone minerality. Pairs well with roasted chicken dinner or dry rubbed deep fried chicken wings. Tasted 2017 vintage in June 2019. 89 points. Great value.
From Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, Malivoire Chardonnay is produced from estate-grown grapes. A classic cool-climate medium-bodied Chardonnay vibrant and expressive with apple dumpling, butterscotch, lemon curd, mineral and toasty oak spice flavours. Pour with roast turkey. - Community Wine Reviews

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