Closson Chase Vineyards
2020 The Brock Chardonnay
VQA Niagara River
Notes of peach, mango, and fresh melon greet you on the nose with flower and stone characteristics filling in the background. There’s weight and richness on the palette from the barrel, balanced by beautiful acidity. The finish is bright and refreshing, with excellent length.
Sourced from K.J. Watson Vineyard in Niagara River. Destemmed and whole berry pressed. 50% fermented in stainless steel and 50% fermented in French oak barrels. Barrel-fermented wine went through full malolactic fermentation, with no malo on the stainless steel portion.
Serve with porchetta, mushroom risotto, or grilled cheese with caramelized onions and aged cheddar.