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Robyn's Block Chardonnay VQA 1.5L Magnum

by Tawse Winery 2015

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$96.95

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Delivery Time :
1-2 weeks

Producer : Tawse Winery

Region : Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

Bottle Per Case : 1 x 1500 ml

Food Pairing : Breads, Cured Meat, Duck breast, Fresh Fruit, Hard Cheese, Oysters, Pasta, Rich Fish, Salad, Shellfish, Vegetables, White Meat

Tasting Notes

"Here's a big, rich almost bullish yet still honed chardonnay from the oldest, organically farmed vines on the home vineyards at Tawse. The nose shows generous, very complex aromas of poached/custardy pear, gentle nutmeg, lime blossom, wet stone and vague smoke. It is full bodied, firm yet broad on the palate with considerable richness, although the finish dries and narrows. Great acidity and minerality here. Fans of Meursault in Burgundy will get the drift. Outstanding length."
94 points - David Lawrason, WineAlign, Feb 2019

Specs

Bottles Per Case Single Bottles
Point Score 94
Cellaring Drink Now or Cellar
Sweetness Descriptor XD - Extra Dry See Sweetness Chart
Sugar Content (g/L) 3.1g/L
Bottle Size 1500 ml
Producer Tawse Winery
Region Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)
Alcohol 13% alc./vol.
Style Aromatic whites
Vintage 2015
Farming Method Biodynamic, Organic, Sustainable
Grapes 100% Chardonnay
Food Pairing Breads, Cured Meat, Duck breast, Fresh Fruit, Hard Cheese, Oysters, Pasta, Rich Fish, Salad, Shellfish, Vegetables, White Meat
Descriptors Fruity, Mineral
Wine Type White
Wood Presence Oaked
Body Medium
Price of Case $96.95

The Producer

Tawse Winery

Situated on the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment, Tawse is a family-owned organic winery. A life-long lover of wine, Burgundy in particular, founder Moray Tawse purchased the Cherry Avenue property in 2001 after realizing the great potential of the Niagara Escarpment as a word-class cool-climate wine region. In 2005, he opened his state-of-the-art winery in Vineland, complete with a six-level, gravity-flow design, geo-thermal system and a wetland bio-filter.

The inspiration for Moray’s eponymous Niagara property came from his love of Burgundian Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Uniting traditional winemaking techniques with state-of-the-art technology, Tawse and the award-winning winemaking team of Paul Pender and Rene Van Ede, is dedicated to producing terroir-driven wines of exceptional elegance, depth and character.

At Tawse, winemaking begins in the vineyards. We proudly apply rigorous organic methods to every aspect of our production from grape-growing to winemaking and Ecocert seals appear on all wines made from our estate fruit.

Today, having acquired over 200 acres (5 vineyards) and being named Canadian Winery of the year in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016, Tawse Winery now produces 30,000 cases of wine and has one of the largest portfolios of organic wines in the Niagara region.

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