2011 Unoaked O’Leary chardonnay mini review

A wine from Mr. Wonderful (from Dragons Den), who could ask for more :). Ok bias up front unoaked chards are not to my tastes. Pale in color with a mild nose. On the mid pallet this wine is a very mild slightly fruit forward, slightly sweet chablis style chard. It’s on the lighter side of medium on the finish and builds slightly in the mouth. This is a good summer sipper for sitting on the patio. I would give it an 87-88 or so. Not a bad wine, but I wouldn’t be rushing out to grab them either, but remember it’s not my style of chard anyway.

From the LCBO web site:
O’LEARY CHARDONNAY UNOAKED VQA LCBO 307751 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 14.95
Made in: Ontario, Canada By: Vineland Estate Wines Limited
Style: Off-dry & Fruity
12.0% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content: 12 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D – Dry

Tasting Note
Pale straw green colour; aromas of green apple, citrus, peach stone with notes of mineral and white flowers; dry, medium bodied with balanced acidity, flavours of citrus, stone fruit, peach with peachy, honeyed tones.

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