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SPARKLING RIESLING Charmat method, VQA Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CONTRABAND
Bright light straw colour. Fairly spicy, honeyed, ripe apple-melon nose with some mineral notes. Fairly sweet, medium-light bodied, honeyed, very spicy, ripe apple-lemon flavours with a crisp, gently effervescent finish. An entry level crowd pleaser. Has 14% alcohol and 15 g/L residual sugar. Last appeared in Vintages (*/*+) on November 25, 2017 at $18.95. CSPC 400127
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Rak Meh
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+(86 points)
Light, Slightly Sweetish
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Floral, aromatic and delicious! Thanks to the Riesling grape base here, this sparkling wine delivers well past its price point. Refreshing and lovely. Pair with shellfish. Drink: 2017-2020. Score - 89 (Natalie MacLean, nataliemaclean.com, June 17, 2017) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 9, 2018
Cases bought 35 (12 bottles per case)

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