VQA Vinemount Ridge - Ontario
Wine variety - 100% Chardonnay
Farmed organically and biodynamically
Wine Details - Tawse are renowned for their world class Chardonnays and this 2013 single vineyard is no exception. Consistently one of the finest Chardonnays made in Ontario (and a one-time Wines In Niagara White Wine of the Year). It is always about elegance and finesse Quarry Road, a 43-acre vineyard with 9 acres planted to Chardonnay, is one of Tawse's most famous sites with a reputation for producing high quality, minerally wines. The Chardonnay vines are 17-years-old, farmed organically and certified biodynamic
Tasting Note - Quarry Road is always focussed on finesse and elegance. Barrel-fermented and aged 14 months in French oak, this elegant Chardonnay has an expressive nose of green apple, white flower and a hint of citrus zest and a touch of oak spice. Apple and citrus notes replay on the palate with a hint of wet stone coupled with a pleasant body and a lingering finish.
What the Experts Say
“This is brilliant chardonnay, brilliant chardonnay.......This should take the place of good village or premier cru Meursault on a wine list" - Steven Spurrier tasting the 2012 vintage