Benziger

Cost: $18.49 (Cayman Dollars) $19.95 Canadian
Grape: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Blackbeard’s Cayman
Country: United States
Region: Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Benziger
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

A nice balance between fruit, spice & oak

Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium to medium+ nose. This wine features lemon, green apples, peach, oak spice, ginger, dill, Lily on the nose and some creaminess on the finish. Medium+ body with good acidity and long length.

After 3 hours the wine really opened up, going from citric to tropical fruit and then some. The wine further featured mango, pineapple and caramel.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Certified sustainable grape growing program

Drink now or in the next 3 of years on its own or pair it with Chicken with Brie and Caramelized Onions.

Tasted: 14 January 2016

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 34777 (Currently 2013 not on the shelves yet)

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