Category: White Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Region: Prince Edward County, Ontario
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Closson Chase Vineyards
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Tasted in 2016: A leaner citric Chard. In 2017 re: tested and much better. Flavours coming out, such as creme brûlée
Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features lightly butter toasted oak, lemon, green & yellow apples, pear, dill, kumquat, kiwi, marzipan, oak spice. Medium+ body with good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: The finish has an overripe citric taste
Interesting Note: Don’t over chill this Chard as the cold will mask some of its nuances
Drink now or in 2-3 years on its own or pair it with Veal Piccata with Angel Hair and Parmigiana-Reggiano.
Tasted: 8 September 2016 and 22 October 2017
Score: (in 2016: 8.5+/10), (in 2017: 9+/10) Value: (in 2016: 8.5/10), (in 2017 price has gone down $1 : 9/10) Total: (in 2016: 17+/20) (in 2017: 18+/20)
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+ (in 2017: 4+ out of 5)