Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Oldfield Series Chardonnay - 91pts

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Oldfield Series Chardonnay (Golden Mile Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

: Direct from winery here
Cost: $34.99
Alcohol: 13.5%

Production: 339 cases
Date Tasted: May 16th, 2016


Tasting Notes:
Sourced from the winery's Golden Mile Bench vineyard from youthful vines, the juice was barrel fermented in French oak then aged for 16 months in a 50/50 split of oak and stainless steel vessels where the wine underwent a softening of the acids via a secondary, malolactice fermentation. 

The result of all this work is a beautifully constructed Chardonnay with ample, peach, caramel-golden delicious apple, lemon rind and sweet nutty-brioche notes on the pleasing nose. The palate's rich fruit and baked-goods flavours, crisp citrus acidity and mineral components are well proportioned creating a balanced and memorable, stand-alone sipper. Drink now- 2018.
  - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2016 IconWines.ca

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