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RIESLING ICEWINE 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Lakeview Cellars
Bright pale straw colour. Intense, honeyed, spicy, raisiny nose with some ripe apricot notes. Very sweet, medium bodied, gently viscous, spicy, bright apple pie flavours with a lingering, caramel-tinged finish. Quite ready-to-drink. Has 11% alcohol and 138 g/L residual sugar. The 2012 last appeared in Vintages (**+) on November 12, 2016 at $34.95. CSPC 471839
Type Icewine
Agent Kir Woo
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Spicy, Very Sweet, Honeyed, Ripe Lemon-Apple-Melon Puree
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Diamond Estates is one of the largest wineries in Ontario, and Lakeview Cellars is their oldest brand. This succulent sweetie offers apple, apricot, citrus, pineapple and honey with syrupy suggestions of black tea, all brightened by ample acidity. Sip with cheesecake, or blue cheese and poached pears. (Vintages panel, Aug. 2017) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 200 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 17, 2018
Cases bought 103 (12 bottles per case)

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