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WILDASS RIESLING 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Stratus Vineyards)
Bright pale straw colour. Spicy, honeyed, slightly floral, fresh apple nose with some faintly reductive notes. Slightly off dry, light bodied, bright, ripe apple puree flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked finish. Screwcap closure. This SECOND REPEAT has 11% alcohol and 19 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. Showing better than the 2015 (**) with 87.5-points last released on April 1, 2017 at $16.95. The recommended 2016 (**/**+) was last released on October 28, 2017 at $16.95. CSPC 129700
Type White Table Wine
Agent Str Vin
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Spicy, Honeyed, Ripe Apple
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Sharp spice and floral aromas waft from this just-barely off-dry, value-packed, Niagara riesling. It streaks across the palate with great Úlan, blood orange, tart lemon-lime, notions of white peach and flinty minerality mingling with white peach and ripe pear. It's medium bodied with good texture and a clean, crisp finish and aftertaste. Pair with skillet-seared freshwater fish or grilled calamari. Score - 90 (Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com, Oct. 23, 2017) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 31, 2018
Cases bought 83 (12 bottles per case)

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