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Rosehall Run Chardonnay Musqué 2009

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Neil Phillips rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Chardonnay Musque mutations tend to be one people find in favour or not, across the board. Highly aromatic, they can almost run to Sauvignon Blanc - like profiles, depending on region and winemaker.

This example certainly hits the nose right off the bat: wet hay, stone fruit, unripe gooseberries and white floral notes. There's a touch of lemongrass and celeriac as well.

On the palate, bracing acidity almsot hides the tell-tale Chardonnay creamy mouthfeel; perhaps slightly unbalanced. Almonds, lemon juice, mineral. Medium-long finish, with the tart notes and minerality lingering.

Some may find this a slightly conflicted wine in terms of style. It's certainly unique, and I find tends to grow on you. Most definitely a food Chardonnay versus patio sipper. Paired beautifully with grilled lemon-herbed chicken - which really made the wine sing more.

Tasted July 2015.

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Rosehall Run Chardonnay Musqué 2009, V.Q.A., Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada: Juicy and mouth-watering with lovely tree fruit notes. I love this style of Chardonnay: not heavy or oaky, just pure fruit essence and refreshment. Drink: 2011-2014. 225532 12% XD 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 88/100. May 14, 2011 Best Value White Wine.  Full Review




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