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GEWÜRZTRAMINER ICEWINE 2014 VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Lakeview Cellars
Medium-light yellow colour. Rich, very sweet, honeyed, mango-peach nose with some caramel and Seville orange marmalade notes. Sweet, medium-deep bodied, harmonious, viscous, rich, ripe peach-mango pie flavours with lingering, fairly high acid , tropical-tinged, buttery-caramel finish. Very nice! TONY ASPLER / 91-points / TRY - Old gold colour; honey and mango on the nose; full-bodied, sweet, honeyed peach and mango flavours with just enough acidity for balance; great length on the palate. Has 12.2% alcohol and 143 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 547703
Type Icewine - Icewine
Agent Kir Woo
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Rating ***(92 points)
Sweet, Honeyed, Ripe Mango-Peach
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Identifiably gewürztraminer in flavour, this also has a dose of the bitterness that you often find in the back palate of the variety. The bitterness here is a nice counterpoint to the sweetness (about 200g/L of residual sugar), which is also moderated by the clean acidity. Overall it's an interesting and nicely balanced icewine. Score - 4 Stars (out of 5) (Rod Phillips, rodphillipsonwine.com, Feb. 14, 2017) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 200 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 23, 2018
Cases bought 55 (12 bottles per case)

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