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Monster Vineyards Skinny Dip Chardonnay 2014 Wine Review

Monster Vineyards Skinny Dip Chardonnay 2014

Monster Vineyards Skinny Dip Chardonnay 2014

Okanagan Valley, BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.90

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Monster Vineyards

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Melon ripe with some honey blossom on the finish. This medium-bodied, floral BC chardonnay is very fresh and has no oak aging, thus "Skinny Dip" (bare wine without any wood dressing). Pair with fresh seafood.

This Monster Vineyards Skinny Dip Chardonnay 2014 was reviewed on June 2, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

The 2013 vintage of "skinny dip Chardonnay" is brilliant, straw coloured and declared at 13% ABV. Refreshing stone fruit, Mayer lemon, mandarin orange steel container, fresh sage, lime zest, hint of cooked sweet cauliflower floret. This wine is slightly off- dry, medium acidity, full-bodied, well-balanced, accessibly priced, great value and a crowd pleaser. Pairs well with lentil and sweet potato stew or roasted chicken. Enjoy 2016-2020.
The grapes were hand harvested from a small Chardonnay block in our Davenport Vineyard in Naramata. This was a cool, clean ferment in exclusively stainless steel tanks with no oak contact.
The fermentation was arrested to retain natural sugars leaving the Skinny Dip Chardonnay with a hint of sweetness on the finish.

Source: Winery (Monster Vineyards)

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