16 Mile Rebel Chardonnay 2012, Niagara Peninsula

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Ontario, Canada

$19.95 (485243)

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87 pts
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February 18, 2017

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A musky chardonnay channeling the old world showing some lactic and buttery character on the palate. Alcohol is in...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Rebel has some time under its belt and is all the better for it, something winemaker Regan Kapach surely had in mind...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This maturing chardonnay pours yellow-gold. It has a lifted, quite oxidative, nutty nose with some peach,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature but still rather oaky, this is beginning to dry out and lose its fruit, finishing on chard wood flavour. Drink...

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Medium intensity aromatics showing butterscotch, sweet vanilla, pineapple and pear notes. Medium-bodied and elegantly styled with nice aroma replays and a chalky texture. Balanced acids. Finish is long and clean, with touches of oak. This really opened up in the glass as it warmed with air. Tasted May/2015. Score: 88+ pts

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