I last reviewed the 2014 vintage of this wine and was impressed. I was curious to see if they could consistently continue at this quality level. Pale to slightly golden in color with a lovely mild nose of apple and pear. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with lovely apple and pear coming through. This is another chard that is sensitive to temperature, don’t serve it too cold or you will miss it’s complexity. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely butterscotch nose, and some acidity. This is a lightly oaked chard. We paired it with pan seared scallops and cod and it went perfectly. They have done a good job on this one again. I would give it an 88 or so. Very nice.
From the LCBO web site:
G. Marquis The Silver Line Chardonnay 2016 — VINTAGES#: 258681
STYLE – Full-bodied & Rich
Aromas of buttered toast, applesauce, fresh pineapple and white peach. Quite mouthfilling, with lots of toast and oak, plus grilled fruit tones. This will drink well through 2020 and will pair nicely with grilled pork or chicken. (Vintages panel, August 2017) $17.95
Release Date: September 16, 2017
Alcohol/Vol 12.3% Made in: Ontario, Canada By: Magnotta Winery Sugar Content:4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Full-bodied & Rich Varietal: Chardonnay
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