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WHITE PALETTE 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Bright light straw colour. Spicy, slightly honeyed, baked apple nose with some faint lychee notes. Fairly dry, light bodied, spicy, lemon-melon-apple-lychee flavours with an unoaked, tangy finish. This neophyte crowd-pleaser is a blend of 70% Riesling and 30% Viognier. It has 11.5% alcohol and 16 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. Try with spicy Thai cuisine. The 2015 (*+) was released on October 14, 2017 at $15.95. CSPC 207340
Type White Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Light, Spicy, Apple Sauce
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: A blend of 70% Riesling and 30% Viognier, each harvested and fermented separately in stainless steel. Balanced and crisp with vibrant apple, lime, peach and mineral, with a honey-citrus undertone and a lovely texture, thanks to the Viognier. Ripe, juicy and refreshing. Just great, especially chilled as a sipper or paired with grilled seafood or pork loin. (Vintages panel, Sept. 2017) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 26, 2018
Cases bought 222 (12 bottles per case)

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