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Laughing Stock Chardonnay 2011, British Columbia

Food Pairing

The cold, wet Okanagan spring of 2011 delayed maturation, but Laughing Stock let the fruit hang long into autumn for full ripening, picking this chardonnay in mid-November. The result is nicely balanced, with sweet lemon and silky tropical fruit caressed by butter and toasty oak, culminating in a fresh finish. Great for salmon.

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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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