Chateau Des Charmes Aligoté 2011, VQA St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula

Other White Other White
Ontario, Canada

$10.65 (284950)

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87 pts
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Critic Reviews (5)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The aligote grape is very rare in Canada, however it is one of this wineries specialties. It shows lifted aromas of...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An enticingly aromatic white rarely seen here in Ontario. Notes of peach, honeysuckle, pear and lemongrass are...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A product of wise vines with a nose so tropically-scorched, in pear and banana bubble gum. Glycerin saturate texture,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Fresh, peachy, quite ripe, reminiscent of a cross between riesling and pinot gris, with a little more flesh and fruit...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Aligote is one of the great little under-sung varieties from Chateau des Charmes. This is a light to mid-weight, firm...

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Community Reviews (2)

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2011 Château Des Charmes Aligoté, sourced from a single vineyard that was planted in 1991, has intense aromas of green apple, wet stones and faint hawthorn. It is light to medium bodied, dry, has subtle tannins, refreshing acidity and a medium, slightly woody finish. It is food friendly and can go well with not-too-hot foods. My impression: NICE, 88 pts – well priced, even without being on sale for $12.95. Tasted March/13.

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