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GOLD SERIES VIDAL ICEWINE 2015 VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PONDVIEW
Bright medium gold colour. Fairly intense, sweet, honeyed, ripe apple nose. Very sweet, medium bodied, viscous, Seville-orange apricot marmalade flavours with a very spicy, bright, lingering, vanilla-caramel finish with some tropical fruit cocktail notes. This SECOND REPEAT has 10.5% alcohol and according to the LCBO website now 205 g/L residual sugar. The 2015 (**+) was last released on December 9, 2017 at $19.95. TONY ASPLER / 91-points / BEST BUY - Old gold in colour; honeyed peach bouquet with a spicy, botrytis note; medium-bodied, sweet, richly extracted honeyed peach and mango flavours. CSPC 390351
Type Icewine - Icewine
Agent Pon Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Very Sweet, Tangy, Apple
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: This is pale-gold in colour with aromas of clover, apricot, and apple pie. It's full bodied and syrupy sweet with flavours of dried apricot and apple, trailing off to a fruit-forward finish. Use this as an ingredient in the winery's own Vidal Icewine Apple Chutney recipe. Score - 89 (Dave Isaacs, winecurrent.com, Dec. 4, 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 200 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 26, 2018
Cases bought 351 (12 bottles per case)

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