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Wine review: Moillard Bourgogne Chardonnay Tradition 2012, France

Food Pairing
Roast chicken, medium-weight seafood

For entry-level white Burgundy, this is remarkably refined. Midweight and bright, it shows good depth and complexity suggesting orchard fruit, vanilla, toasty oak and a lees-like creamy-tangy quality. The balance and freshness are excellent, with half the cuvée aged in oak and half in stainless tanks. Versatile and especially good for roast chicken or medium-weight seafood. Available in Ontario.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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