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NARCISSIST RIESLING 2017 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MEGALOMANIAC
Very pale straw colour. Slightly spicy, ripe apple-lemon nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, somewhat tart, fresh apple-lemon flavours with a very crisp finish. Has 11.5% alcohol and 16 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. TONY ASPLER / 88.5-points / BUY - Almost water white in colour; floral, grapefruit and elderberry bouquet; light-bodied, just off-dry with a honeyed grapefruit flavour and a crisp lemony finish. The 2016 (*+/**) was released on December 9, 2017 at $18.95. CSPC 67587
Type White Table Wine
Agent Joh How
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **(87.5 points)
Dry, Spicy, Lightish, Tangy
LCBO Note Status
This fresh, fruity wine is a popular take on Peninsula Riesling. One of the most alluring traits of Riesling is the grape's ability to provide a precise reflection of where it's grown - cue the mirrored label and narcissist tag. This typically rides the line between dry and off-dry, delivering bright citrus fruit tones alongside pear and apple, as well as the distinct, defined mineral note that is so present in Ontario Riesling. Very versatile - you can enjoy this as a sipper or paired with spiced curries. Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 28, 2018
Cases bought 452 (12 bottles per case)

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