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Tantalus Chardonnay 2021

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThis, their flagship chardonnay, is entirely estate, based on their 1985 plantings, complemented by their 2006 plantings. The fruit was whole bunch pressed native fermented in a mix of new (30%) and old barriques and puncheons, with partial MLF, and 10 months on lees prior to bottling. Polished, and poised, with a structured core led by ripe green apple and lemon, based on toasted wood spices, cracked nutmeg, and fine lees. Very much in youth still, this is drinking very well though has a couple years in cellar to reach zenith. In top tier for BC chardy.Tasted: 07 August 2023Tasted by: Prices:
BC$36.50750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Tantalus VineyardsDistributors: The Wine Syndicate
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 114884UPC: 626990067405