Wayne Gretzky Unoaked Chardonnay 2008, Niagara Peninsula

Chardonnay,Unoaked Chardonnay,Unoaked
Ontario, Canada

$13.95 (63826)

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January 11, 2008

Critic Reviews (1)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

Lots of flavour on the palate of this unoaked chardonnay with good fruit persistence on the finish. It is creamy...

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

The right glassware is key to enjoying this wine

Description: Medium to light bright gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. Not a complex wine but what it does have is full flavour that features hints of lemon, Golden Delicious apples, pineapple and kiwi. Full body with average acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: I tried this wine in warm climate style Chard glass, and all though it had flavour it was flat, lacking acidity. In the cooler style glass the acid was better making this wine very pleasant, and why it’s a Best Buy.

Drink now or in the next couple of years on its own or pair it with grilled calamari with tomato citrus salad.

Tasted: 16 July 2015

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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