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BOTTLED RIESLING 2016 VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FIELDING ESTATE
Bright pale straw colour. Gently honeyed, slightly spicy, ripe apple nose with some mineral notes. Gently sweet, light bodied, spicy, honeyed, ripe apple puree flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp, unoaked finish. Has 10.5% alcohol and 18 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. A REPEAT of the 2016 (**/**+) was released on October 14, 2017 at $19.95. TONY ASPLER / 87.5-points - Pale straw colour; minerally, grapefruit and honeyed nose with a petrol note; light-bodied, sweetish grapefruit flavour with touch of bitterness on the finish. CSPC 251439
Type White Table Wine
Agent Fie Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Spicy, Ripe, Bright
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: The price-quality balance tips wildly in your flavour here. Petrol, mineral and citrus aromas waft from this beautiful, fruit-driven gem. A river of ripe orchard fruit--pear and apple--intertwine with racy tang--white grapefruit, Key lime and soft Meyer lemon--providing a balanced and beautiful mouthful of flavour. This is mid weight with good texture and a long, lip-smacking finish and aftertaste. Pour with grilled or pan-seared fish or seafood. Score - 92 (Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com, Oct. 9, 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 17, 2018
Cases bought 101 (12 bottles per case)

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