Creekside Estate The Trad Reserve 2011, VQA St. David's Bench

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Sparkling White Sparkling White
Ontario, Canada

$18.25 (390336)

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88 pts
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November 28, 2015

Critic Reviews (5)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

From a taste five months further along in bottle and just shy of the 36 months on lees (37.5 to be precise) 2nd...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a seriously good new bubbly from Creekside, a blend of 56% pinot and 44% chardonnay, aged 24 on the lees. It...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

This 2011 traditional method sparkler from Creekside is a blend of 54% Pinot Noir and 46% Chardonnay. A lovely and...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2015 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2015.

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Mineral and iodine accents, a chalky substance. Austere, but the favorable sense. Rather pronounced bitterness in the...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Champagne style that is complex, smooth & delicious

Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose and a fine mouse. This wine features toasted oak, brioche, yeast, lemon pie, pear, green apples, honey, ginger, dill and honeydew on the nose. Medium+ body, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in 7-10 years on its own or pair it with Fresh Baked Clams.

Tasted: 30 October 2016

Best buy and top pick

Score: 9.5/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance Price: 10/10) Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5

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