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ESTATE RIESLING 2017 VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HENRY OF PELHAM
Bright medium straw colour. Slightly honeyed, spicy, honeyed, ripe apple-melon-lemon puree nose with some mineral notes. Faintly off-dry, medium-light bodied, very faintly honeyed, bright, spicy, ripe apple-melon-lemon flavours with a crisp, unoaked, mineral-tinged finish. Has 9.5% alcohol and now according to the LCBO 17 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The recommended best buy 2016 (**+) was released on July 7, 2018 at $19.95. 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 sourced exclusively from Pelham's older vines, which date to over 30 years of age. Floral and vibrant, this Riesling offers excellent concentration of lime, white peach and apple, with a dash of tropical fruit and mineral oil adding complexity. Perfect balance and a nicely articulated minerality seal the deal here. Enjoy with grilled pork chops, turkey dinner or fish, or cellar it and follow its evolution for another 5-7 years. (Vintages panel, March 2018) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 13, 2018
Cases bought 73 (12 bottles per case)

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