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Vignoble Rivière du Chêne Cuvée William 2011

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Julia Kelada rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Well here is a bit of a challenge to me. I love writing about the wines I have discovered and let my passion spill over through my words as to how delicious each of my experiences has been, but let's be honest, I write about wines that I want to drink, my spectrum is to a point limited, I like full bodied dry wines rich with cooked fruits, black cherries etc.....but I want to change the pace, I wanted to try a wine that would not be within my taste range. If a wine is light or fruity that doesn't mean it's not a good wine, infact I could be missing out on some wonderful experiences just because it's not my style! So I want to very objectively do this wine review about a wine I wouldn't normally taste.

I'm not sure if it's because I visited this delightful little vine yard and knew its history and passion, that made me receptive to try this, labeled as "fruity and light" wine, but I was very eager to venture into unchartered territories !

The colour was actuall quite deep for what I was expecting. On the nose it was definatly floral with fresh acidity, elderflower, strawberries, cherry pie and caramel.

On the palate, strawberries , red currants  and cherries. The acidity was lively and fresh. A delicious apple blossom gave way to a floral rose then slipped into a curious finish, white pepper show cased before a note of sweet cherry drops and then a relatively long tannin.

Overall this wine is fresh, vibrant, showcases good character. To my tastes, this is the type of wine I would drink whilst spending a day cooking in the kitchen and be happy with her company, this is also a wine I would use to cook with and like wise serve alongside the meal at the table .

This is a young wine which is not going to change with aging, this is made as a ready to drink wine and for $15.50 I was proud to buy a Quebec wine!

Bottoms up!


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Vignoble Rivière du Chêne Cuvée William 2011, Quebec, Canada Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. 00827924036065 12% M  $15.50. March 1, 2012  Full Review




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