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Terres Secrètes Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Terres Secrètes Chardonnay 2016

Terres Secrètes Chardonnay 2016

Saint-Véran, Burgundy A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Terres Secrètes

Agent: Vinexx

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A crisp, mouth-watering French white wine made from the the classic Burgundian grape Chardonnay. Vines grow in chalky soils. Aromas of green apple and toasted almond. Pair with roast chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: oysters poorboy sandwiches, grilled whitefish, clams vongole.

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This Terres Secrètes Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on October 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

100% Chardonnay grape variety grown on slopes on the northern border of Beaujolais, with predominantly chalky soils. Oaky buttery taste on the nose, followed by citrus notes with pears and fresh herbs. Medium bodied, creamy texture with a good amount of minerality on the palate, and an acidic lingering finish. Finessed wine, a bit shy on the first sip, let it open up a bit. Still drinks young, could easily age for another 5-7 years to achieve peak richness and flavour complexity. Should be kept in the cellar until ready. Very good for its price point.
Terres Secretes from Saint Veran in the Burgundy wine region is a vibrant Chardonnay. Saint-Véran lies to the north and south of Pouilly-Fuissé and this Chard is so lemony with ripe stone fruit white pear and spice flavours on the palate - a touch of vanilla as well with a mineral streak running through it. Really lovely and complex Chardonnay and a perfect pairing to poached salmon steaks in a white wine sauce. This vintage was awarded Gold in the Concours de Vins Macon, 2017. - Community Wine Reviews

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