Slightly golden in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with spot on apple/pear notes. On the medium length finish the wine is nice and dry and shows some nice vanilla notes. This is quite a good chard 88+.
From the winery’s web site (for a different year).
2015 Terroir Chardonnay American Oak $32.00 / Bottle
Presenting beautifully! A rich, complex palate with generous aromas of pineapple, green apple and pear that combine with caramel, toasty vanilla and creme brulee. Long, warm and well-balanced finish.
Appellation: VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Brix at Harvest 23.3 Residual Sweetness 3.0
Cases Made 129 cases Alcohol %14.5
A complex wine with aromas and flavours of apple (yellow and green), pear, papaya, melon, cantaloupe, lime, vanilla, butterscotch, caramel, coconut, spice and toasty oak. All harmonize with the acidity producing a long, lingering finish. Best serving temperature 10-13C
Food Pairing Notes
The toasty oak notes complement grilled seafood dishes such as salmon, scallops and shrimp, and grilled chicken.
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