Inniskillin Oak Aged Chardonnay Core Series 2010, Niagara Peninsula

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Ontario, Canada

$12.95 (317768)

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Straw yellow colour; smoky, grapefruit, apple and buttery notes; dry and medium-bodied, excellent length and a persistent, warm finish Serving Suggestion Dijon chicken; seafood pasta
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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Medium+ straw in colour with medium to medium+ intensity on the nose.

Positives: The nose shows more citric & mineral notes than the taste. Aromas of apple, lemon, grapefruit, limestone &green banana. The taste is surprisingly better showing similar notes as the nose but having some creaminess associated to a mild buttery taste, mild toasted oak, plantain & a kiss of maple, just to add that Canadian touch. Medium+ body with good acidity & medium+ length.

Negatives: A little heat from the alcohol.

Interesting Note: Use the larger Chard glasses as that will bring out more of the creaminess of the wine.

Drink now or over the next to years on its own or match it with snow crab & drawn butter.

Tasted: 10 Mar 12

Best Buy (amazing buy at the sale price).

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5/10 (10/10 on sale price), Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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Bob Blais
Bob Blais

Apples, citrus and minerality on the nose. Apples and minerals on the palate with a medium long finish.

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