If I Could Buy Only One – July 10th VINTAGES Release

We asked our writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?”


Domaine Queylus Tradition Chardonnay 2018

($29.95, Marchands Des Ameriques Inc.)

John Szabo – I’ve been celebrating the international cool climate chardonnay celebration (i4c) every third weekend in July since its inception in 2010, and this year will be no different, in fact I’m looking more forward to in-person, winemaker face-to-face tastings in Niagara than perhaps at any other point in my career. So, in light of that, my only pick this week is naturally a Chardonnay from the Niagara Peninsula:  Domaine Queylus Tradition Chardonnay 2018. It’s one of the best chardonnays I’ve had from Queylus to date, in the classic Niagara-style, Old-New world divide, a bridge of sorts between worlds. Depth, complexity and length especially are highly impressive. Terrific wine, best now-2026 or so.


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