Franciscan Chardonnay 2016

Pale in color with a nice mild apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays all the varietal fruit notes, apple and pear to match the nose. The wine displays little to no creamyness and little to no vanilla. This is more of a fruit forward, clean, lightly oaked chard. If that’s how you prefer your chards then this is a good one with vibrant fruit coming through. On the medium length finish the wine’s acidity, and minerality come through, it’s nice and dry. Personally I love the oak … I give it an 87-88.

From the LCBO web site: Check Stock

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  496125$19.95

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Golden yellow color. Aromas of butter-drizzled nuts, toasted spice cake, mulling spices, and vanilla bean gelato with a velvety, vibrant, fruity medium body and an interesting, long pumpkin loaf, sticky toffee pudding, mocha latte, cinnamon, nutmeg, and star anise finish with coating tannins and moderate oak flavor. A delicious, lengthy Chardonnay that balances vivid acidity and memorable toasty spices. Exceptional. Gold Medal. Best Buy. Best Value U.S. Chardonnay. Score – 92. (, Aug. 29, 2018)


Release Date:July 6, 2019Bottle Size:750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:13.5%Made In:California, USABy:Constellation Brands Inc. (Us)Sugar Content:6 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Full-bodied & RichVarietal:Chardonnay

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