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CSV RIESLING 2016 Cave Spring Vineyard, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CAVE SPRING
Bright medium straw colour. Intense, spicy, faintly peppery, apple-lemon-melon nose with some mineral notes. Fairly dry, medium-light bodied, spicy, fairly intense, ripe lemon-melon-apple puree flavours with a lingering, very crisp, mineral-tinged finish. Has 12% alcohol and 7 g/L residual sugar. TONY ASPLER / 89.5-points / TRY - Pale straw in colour with a lime tint; honeyed grapefruit with a note of petrol on the nose; light-bodied, dry, minerally, just off-dry grape fruit flavour with a touch of bitterness on the finish. The recommended 2015 (***) was released on November 25, 2017 at $29.95. CSPC 566026
Type White Table Wine
Agent Cav Spr
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Spicy, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
This is sourced from some of the oldest Riesling vines in Ontario; they were planted in the vineyard's limestone soils in the '70s. It is one of the great go-to wines for people wishing to experience the very best of Niagara Riesling. You will find pear, peach, lime and apple here, alongside a remarkable pure minerality. This wine is always an expressive benchmark for quality and provenance, and every vintage is a new declaration of refinement and harmony. Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 31, 2018
Cases bought 59 (12 bottles per case)

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