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|RIESLING 2016 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Bright very pale straw colour. Spicy, faintly floral, honeyed, apple-lemon nose with some dusty mineral notes. Faintly sweet, medium-light bodied, very spicy, ripe, melon-apple-lemon puree flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp, refreshing finish. This REPEAT has 11% alcohol and 23 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The recommended 2016 (***) was last released on May 12, 2018 at $17.95. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Pale straw in colour; minerally, honeyed grapefruit bouquet; off-dry, honeyed grapefruit flavour; a well-balanced wine.
||White Table Wine
Attractive, Tangy, Ripe
||Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
|TASTING NOTE: Love the great concentration and detail of this bottle. The wine erupts with mouthcoating flavours of dried apricot and chin-drip peach shot through with lime sorbet and lemon squirt acidity. It's off-dry, but the sugared fruit is counterbalanced by racy acidity, a gentle salinity and a lingering note of grapefruit pith that scrapes the palate clean. Wow. Just wow. Due to the cooling effect of the sweetness, acidity, and fruit-forward nature of this wine, it's a dead ringer for fiery, full-flavoured fare such as Thai curries or spicy Sichuan dishes. Score - 93+ (Carolyn Evans Hammond, Toronto Star, March 23, 2018)
||vintages release - September 29, 2018
||528 (12 bottles per case)
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Score: - Poor * Very Basic
** Good **/**+ Very Good **+ Excellent