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Wine review: Southbrook Whimsy! “Damy” Chardonnay 2011, Ontario

Rating
89.00
Year
2011
Region
Niagara
Varietal
Chardonnay
Food Pairing
Salmon or lobster
Price
$34.95

Close your eyes and sip. This full-bodied white will transport you straight to a darkened movie theatre. It displays an uncanny essence of buttered popcorn, and that is a lovely thing when it comes to chardonnay. Toasty, with a core of ripe pineapple, it shows substantial but well-managed oak. Pair it with salmon or lobster. Available direct from the winery, southbrook.com.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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