Posts Tagged ‘Chardonnay’

Champagne Review: Baron-Fuenté NV Grands Cépages Chardonnay

Liz Palmer Champagne ReviewThis is Baron-Fuenté’s top wine. Light gold hue with expressive nose intermixing aromas of pear, nuts and citrus fruit; the palate is well-balanced; the minerality is palpable with a zingy edge and lemon-zest flavors which flow through to a long palate. Pair with: This fruity well-balanced champagne will be ideal with turbot…

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Wine Review: Fleur Du Cap 2016 Bergkelder Selection Chardonnay

Varietal: Chardonnay (100%) Region: Western Cape, South Africa Producer: Bergkelder Ltd. Alcohol: 13.6% This lush offering is medium-bodied, brilliantly clear with light straw hues; boasts fresh citrus notes on the nose followed by hints of tropical fruit, revealing hints of oak and spice, which unveils right through on the taste; a beautiful balance between sweetness…

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Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay 2015  – Wine Review

Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay 2015   Wine Review Lush tropical fruit integrated with some citrus notes. These flavors are carried through to the palate with some hints of vanilla spice to round out the long, lingering finish. Recommended Food Pairings: White meats, brie, goat cheese, parmesan, butter and cream sauces. Notes: America’s #1 selling Chardonnay…

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Southbrook Triomphe Chardonnay 2015 [Niagara] – Wine Review

Southbrook Triomphe Chardonnay 2015 [Niagara]  Wine Review Aromas of orchard blossoms and fruit, with hints of dark earth and integrated oak. Shows elegance on the palate with creamy orchard fruits (apple and pear), seamless spice with a tangy lengthy finish. Recommended Food Pairings: Bloomy-rind cheeses, creamy seafood, roasted chicken and roast pork with apples. Tip:…

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CHAMPAGNE AFFECTED BY CHARDONNAY SHORTAGE

During the London launch last week of Dom Ruinart 2006 and Dom Ruinart Rosé 2004, Ruinart’s Chef de Cave, Frédéric Panaïotis said that supply was now being constrained by the amount of Chardonnay grapes it could source for the house – a specialist in Blanc de Blancs Champagnes. “Everything is going well but my boss…

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Crisp and Refreshing Summer Wines

Once summer starts, our desire to find crisp and refreshing quaff for entertaining has us scrambling to the local liquor store. The thought of drinking a glass of heavy red now feels just that – heavy! Syrah? Super Tuscan?. Cabernet Sauvignon? Too heavy – plodding along like a palate attached to an anchor! So, what…

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