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2016 Queen's Advantage Chardonnay 6L

2016 Queen's Advantage Chardonnay 6L
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SKU: 171358

Deep, rocky soils and old, gnarly vines combine to create a wine with an intense bouquet of passion fruit, papaya and lemon blossom.  The palate explodes in the mouth, being round and fleshy, yet silky all at the same time.

96 pts

"The wine has concentration and texture that old vines can deliver.  It begins with stone fruit aromas mingled with buttery notes.  On the palate, there are buttery citrus flavours with hints of oak spice on the long finish."

 – John Schreiner

92 pts

"The nose is open with peach, apricot and honey, and showing some complexity.  The style is more luxurious and rounder with flavours of butterscotch and apricot compote."

– Anthony Gismondi

90 pts

"This single-vineyard selection is from what are believed to be BC's oldest Chardonnay vines, planted in the early 1970s. Almost entirely fermented with wild yeasts, it remains young, leesy and still a bit yeasty in the nose. Fresh apple, white melon and cucumber fruits are balanced and buoyed with moderate acidity. Aging 16 months in half new French oak barrels adds a toasty note. Tuck this away another year or two and it should continue to improve."

- Wine Enthusiast

985.00 |  per bottle

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