Pale to slightly golden in color with a mild pear and apple nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant apple and pear notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice citrus notes, vanilla and some noticeable sugar. I would give this wine an 87-88, for the price it’s not a horrible wine, but I won’t be rushing out to grab more … This is more of a gently oaked chard. We paired it with grilled scallops and it was ok, but the sugar level was quite noticeable. From the winery’s web site: (I bought it at Loblaws).
2019 Barrel Aged Chardonnay
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Our Barrel Aged Chardonnay follows the guiding philosophy: oak should be to wine as seasoning is to food—enough to add interest and complexity but not so much that it overwhelms. This is the Strewn Chardonnay with the lightest amount of oak presence.
Wine Specs: Vintage2019VarietalChardonnayAppellationVQA Niagara PeninsulaBrix at Harvest 22.1°
Residual Sweetness8.8 g/L
ProfileTasting Notes: Aromas of vanilla, peach, pear and toasty oak with a smooth, rich texture and a long, refreshing citrus finish.
Winemaker Notes: The winemaking team works with a combination of new, one and two-year old (or older) barrels from oak grown in France, the United States and Canada. Some of the wine is fermented then aged in barrels; a portion is fermented in stainless steel then transferred to barrel for aging. The diversity adds complexity, flavour notes and balance.
Food Pairing Notes: A lovely versatile wine, this lighter Chardonnay goes well with white meats (try with Chicken Fried Rice) and creamy dishes (a simple Mac ‘n Cheese).