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ESTATE RIESLING 2016 VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HENRY OF PELHAM
Bright medium straw colour. Slightly honeyed, very spicy, honeyed, ripe apple-melon-lemon nose with some mineral notes. Faintly sweet, medium-light bodied, honeyed, bright, spicy, ripe apple-melon-lemon flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked, mineral-tinged finish. Has 11.5% alcohol and now according to the LCBO 16 g/L residual sugar with lot number 3117B23 2016 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Minerally, slightly smoky, honeyed grapefruit bouquet and a light floral note; light-bodied, off-dry, grapefruit and lime flavours with a touch of honey for balance. Long lemony finish of mouth-watering acidity. A REPEAT the recommended best buy 2016 (**+) that was released on March 17, 2018 at $17.95. CSPC 557165
Type White Table Wine
Agent Hen Pel
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Spicy, Honeyed
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This is a pale, slim-downed, well balanced riesling with somewhat reserved aromas of lemon blossom, green apple, spice and some minerality. It's streamlined, just off-dry and nervy with fine acidity. The length is excellent. Some lovely sour lemon bitterness on the finish. Very pretty. Score - 90 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, July 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 7, 2018
Cases bought 76 (12 bottles per case)

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