2021 Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Chardonnay
2021 Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Chardonnay
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Wine Specs
Niagara Peninsula
6.5 g/l
18 Months
Residual Sugar
3 g/l
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes

Overflowing with notes of caramel and vanilla on the nose complemented by highlights of spice, apple, and butter. Similar flavours on the palate are accentuated by a round, creamy texture and a smooth lasting butterscotch finish.

Production Notes
The grapes were harvested largely from the Claystone vineyard in mid-October. The fruit was patiently left hanging until perfect ripeness and balance before picking. It was destemmed prior to pressing and cold fermented at 16 degrees, until fermentation began. The ferment was then put in barrels until completion. Each block underwent malic fermentation, to taste. The wine was then afforded an 18 month ageing in 100% French oak until it gained incredible complexity and balance.
Winemaker Notes
This Chardonnay brims with notes of white peaches, butterscotch, vanilla bean and white flowers on the nose. The palate is nicely balanced with nuanced oak and fruit, Nashi pear, stone fruit, and hints of baking spices. The texture is rich and creamy with a brilliant long finish and minerality.
Food Pairing Notes
This delightful wine pairs perfectly with baked brie with maple syrup glaze and candied walnuts. Try it with cedar plank smoked salmon and sautéed fiddle heads, wood fired oven Margherita pizza, and fresh PEI Oysters.

Product Reviews

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Matthew Steeves
(Aug 4, 2020 at 2:58 PM)
An expressive full bodied Niagara Chardonnay that delivers expressive tropical and exotic fruits, sweet spices, and perfumed notes with a creamy texture. Enjoy with roasted chicken, autumn soups, and pork tenderloin with apple compote. Tasted August 2020, 90 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca