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Henry of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Carte Blanche Blanc de Blancs
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Henry of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Carte Blanche Blanc de Blancs 2015

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, CanadaNamed in memory of Henry’s wife, widow, and family matriarch, Catharine Smith, Carte Blanche is the vintage dated Cuvée Catharine. Short Hills Bench estate chardonnay was partially barrel fermented and then aged for 54 months on lees prior to disgorgement with 6.4 g/L. Lemon, meringue, green apple streams along the vibrant palate, tight and mineral driven, finishing long with a saline buzz. Impressive.Tasted: 24 November 2020Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 50.00 winery direct Producer: Henry of PelhamDistributors: Pacific Wine & Spirits Inc.
Grape: Chardonnay