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Tantalus Bear Chardonnay 2022

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaI love this 12.8 percent alcohol chardonnay, named after proprietor Eric Savics’ eldest son Eric Jr., affectionately known to many as “Bear,” because it is brimming with freshness. It is made to drink young, and it comes from Osoyoos, Okanagan Falls, and Kelowna with a bit of Chablis-like character. Oyster shells, minerals, and floral dominate. Balanced and lively, the 50/50 stainless steel and older barrel fermented delivers the freshness and brightness coveted by connoisseurs. Great value in a highly overpriced market. Back up the truck.Tasted: 05 May 2023Tasted by: Prices:
BC$23.50750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Tantalus VineyardsDistributors: The Wine Syndicate
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 83282UPC: 626990332046