Calamus Steely Chardonnay 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Ontario, Canada

$14.95 (210062)

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87 pts
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August 20, 2016

Critic Reviews (3)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The barrel need not be employed to gain success for chardonnay from the excellent Niagara 2013 vintage. Calamus has...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An unusually aromatic unoaked chardonnay, with floral-cherry and apple blossom notes, in a pleasant guise. The palate...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an un-oaked, stainless steel fermented chardonnay. Expect a whiff of flint/sulphur on the nose, with some...

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Community Reviews (1)

Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

Though not in the top tier of Niagara wineries, Calamus consistently cranks out good value. A particular strength of their winemaking is the way they can coax out attractive aromatics, aided and abetted by the use of screwcap closures to avoid any whiff of cork taint. Unoaked chards are oftimes insipid, but this one has a compelling floral/fruity nose and soft, round mouth feel.

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