Toasted Head

Cost: $18.95 (Sale price until 24 April 2016: $15.95)
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: R.H. Phillips Vineyard & Winery
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
A nice balance of smokiness, wood & tropical fruit that makes this Chard stand above the regular mass produced California Chards

Description: Gold in colour with medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium toasted oak, lemon meringue, smokiness, apples, cinnamon, peaches, pineapple, peaches & cream corn, butterscotch and coconut. Medium+ body with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Notes: LCBO puts this wine on sale a couple times a year, which makes it even more worth buying.

Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Grilled Chicken Thighs with Chipotle-Peach Salsa.

Tasted: 6 April 2016

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Sale price 9+/10) Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 594341