There are some nights when you decide to stay in, snuggle on the couch and catch up on television shows you’re usually too busy to watch. When choosing what wine to drink for a night of relaxation, I wanted a wine with great flavour that wasn’t too light or too heavy. Enter Malivoire’s 2013 Chardonnay. Chardonnay gets a bad rap for many reasons, one of which is a heavy oak-flavour that people compare to old socks, stinky cheese and so on. There is such a thing as unoaked Chardonnay, which can be delicious, but I do love an oaky Chardonnay. Good Chardonnay is, in my opinion, some of the best and most flavourful wine out there. When it’s good, Chardonnay is complex, it’s rich, but not heavy and when it’s great, Chardonnay is bold and the oak adds a wonderful silkiness to the wine.
Luckily for me, Malivoire’s Chardonnay is all of these things.Read More