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CABERNET ICEWINE 2015 VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HENRY OF PELHAM
Bright very light reddish pink colour. Attractive, sweet, ripe plum-strawberry puree nose with some vanilla sugar notes. Very sweet, medium bodied, rounded, fairly creamy, smooth, ripe plum-strawberry puree flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp finish. Ready-to-drink. This SECOND REPEAT has 9.5% alcohol and now 214 g/L residual sugar. The recommended 2015 (***) was last released on April 14, 2018 at $39.95. TONY ASPLER / 91-points / BUY - Light tawny ruby colour; rhubarb and strawberry bouquet with a honeyed note; medium-bodied, sweet rhubarb and strawberry flavour; beautifully balanced, great length. The 2015 (***) was last released on November 25, 20 CSPC 672402
Type Icewine - Icewine
Agent Hen Pel
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(92 points)
Sweet, Ripe, Strawberry
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: You'll find plenty to like in this estate-grown, cabernet franc icewine, especially the delicious flavours and deft balance. Aromas of spice-infused strawberry and raspberry abound before unleashing an unctuous river of palate-bathing flavour with strawberry/rhubarb pie and candied cherry to the fore. It cleans up on the finish and aftertaste laced with tangy blood orange and racy pie cherry. Pour with fruit and dark chocolate flan. Score - 93 (Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com, Nov. 20, 2017) Price $ 39.95
Bottle Size 200 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 13, 2018
Cases bought 79 (12 bottles per case)

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