Quails’ Gate Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2012, VQA Okanagan Valley

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Chardonnay Chardonnay
British Columbia, Canada

$35.00

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National Wine Awards of Canada
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National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2014 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2014

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John Szabo, MS
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John Szabo, MS

Although wood is noted off the top, alongside a lightly reductive edge and notable leesy character (yeasty-creamy),...

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Rhys Pender, MW
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Rhys Pender, MW

Year after year this wine produces the goods. It is classic chardonnay but done very, very well. The nose has peach,...

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DJ Kearney
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DJ Kearney

Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay has become a true Okanagan classic. The 2012 superbly combines exuberant green...

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David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

This is a very intense, generous and elegant chardonnay, but I would age it a year or two to integrate the oak and...

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Michael Godel
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Michael Godel

At this point in time it leans neither east nor west, both to the orchard and to a tropical forest. Juicy palate with...

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Craig Pinhey
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Craig Pinhey

Strong flinty mineral nose that is a bit reductive but this is a popular style in cool climate Chardonnay these days....

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Treve Ring
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Treve Ring

Polish is apparent immediately. Spiced brioche, rich cream, popcorn, French perfume and vanilla aromas carry through...

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