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Rating
92.00
Year
2015
Region
British Columbia
Type
White
Varietal
Chardonnay
Producer
Painted Rock Estate
Price
$30.49

Full-bodied but gracefully tight and crisp, this is a smartly crafted white assembled from several components. Forty per cent was matured in new French oak, 40 per cent in more neutral second-fill barrels and 20 per cent in stainless steel for added verve. The creamy texture is offset by crisp acidity and wonderfully smoky, flinty character, with flavours of pineapple and peach in the foreground. Available direct, www.paintedrock.ca.

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