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89 • Magnotta 2006 Special Reserve, Chardonnay, Niagara Peninsula $10.05. Best Buy.
Bright golden yellow color. Bold aromas of pineapple creme brulee and yellow caramel apples follow through on a supple, round entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with oak spice notes and a lingering brown butter and creamy vanilla accented finish. (tasted on Mar-17-2009)
88 • Peller Estates 2007 "Heritage Series", Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley$10.20. Best Buy.
Golden yellow color. Aromas of praline, baked apple and sandalwood follow through on a tangy entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with clementine and Meyer lemon notes. Finishes with a tart, buttercream accented fade. (tasted on Mar-17-2009)
87 • Peller Estates 2007 "Family Series", Chardonnay, Niagara Peninsula$8.70.
Pale silvery golden yellow color. Aromas of poached pear and spicy apricot cobbler have a waxy edge and follow though on a supple entry to a dryish medium body with dusty green apple skin and mineral notes. Finishes with a brisk apple core and nutskin accented fade. (tasted on Mar-17-2009)
85 • Magnotta 2007 Chardonnay, Niagara Peninsula $7.72.
Silvery yellow color. Juicy aromas of pineapple and papaya follow through on a round entry to dryish medium body with crisp tropical citrus and delicate spice notes. Finishes with a crisp, lively white nut accented finish. (tasted on Mar-17-2009)
83 • Magnotta 2007 Limited Edtion, Chardonnay, Niagara Peninsula $13.14.|Find-a-Wine|
Golden yellow color. Toasty praline and coconut cake aromas follow through on a soft entry to a dryish medium body with a crabapple, nuts, and buttercream accented on the finish. A sturdy chardonnay. (tasted on Mar-17-2009)