by Malcolm Jolley and Zoltan Szabo

Zoltan Szabo brings his tasting note prowess to the screen in the first of a series of GFR TV videos. In honour of the recent “Chardonnay Day” and the upcoming International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (a.k.a. ‘I4C’), July 20-22 at 12 locations in Niagara wine country, Zoltan waxes poetic on the following three examples of the cool climate Chardonnay:

  • The 2011 Casa Dea Estates Reserve Chardonnay, Prince Edward County, $24.95 at;
  • The 2009 Rosewood Estates Reserve Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Niagara, Beamsville Bench, $28.20 at; and
  • The 2007 Ponzi Reserve Chardonnay, Oregon, Willamette Valley, $38.95 LCBO# 236208

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