The New Grapes in Town

Monday, November 25

Canadian Business
Joe Castaldo

We asked a few sommeliers which wines they're lining their cellars with now. Make some room next to the Pinot.

While a Chardonnay backlash may be in full swing, eschewing the grape wholesale would be a mistake. Musqué, for instance, is a Chardonnay clone that's appearing in more Ontario wineries these days. Unlike its oaky bretheren, Musqué is generally fermented in stainless steel to retain the grape's aromatic qualities.

TRY: Château des Charmes Chardonnay Musqué
It's fresh and dry with a whiff of honeysuckle and cherry blossoms, just like its home turff, Niagara-on-the-Lake. 

Price: $16.95

You can read the full article here.

You can purchase this wine in select LCBO Vintages locations, at our Château des Charmes boutiques in Toronto and Ottawa, at the winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and on line.