Quails' Gate Chardonnay 2013, BC VQA Okanagan Valley

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Chardonnay Chardonnay
British Columbia, Canada

$22.95 (377770)

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89 pts
10
March 05, 2016

Critic Reviews (10)

Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Lemon, nut, lees, stone fruit and cantaloupe melon. Classic cool climate restrained Chardonnay. A lovely creamy...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Winemaker Nikki Callaway had full control over the 2013 chardonnay albeit while she was just finding her way around...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

A fantastic, fresh, dry direction for Quails' Gate under winemaker Nikki Callaway. Bright white florals, lemon...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Seems to show less oak than previous vintages and is better for it. Stone fruit, with notes of pineapple. Clean,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A clean, crisp, neatly reductive style chardonnay (though less flinty than previous vintages), with vibrant acids and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a firm, mid-weight, slightly bitter chardonnay with nicely handled, subtle integration of apple/pineapple...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A strength in aromatic temper initializes the confrontation and the relationship. Once hooked, lemon and a waxy...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very good quality chardonnay with a palate dominated by licorice, fennel and white pepper. Medium-bodied with zesty...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Chardonnay nervous BC and relatively wooded, although it was wisely exercised the barrel. A pear taste also. A nice...

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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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