Cost: $36.95 (Clearance price: $25.90)
Category: White Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: New Zealand
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Cloudy Bay
Alcohol: 13.5 % Alcohol/Vol.
Champagne without the bubbles
Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium toasted oak, yeast, lemon, lime, kiwi, peach, pear, apricot, ginger, dill, smoked almonds and peat moss on the nose. Full body with light tannin, good acidity and a very long length.
Interesting Note: Don’t over chill, and use the larger Montrachet style stemware
Drink now or in the next 5-10 of years on its own or pair it with Oven Poached Pacific Sole with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce.
Tasted: 22 April 2017
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance price: 9.5), Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+