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CHARLES BAKER IVAN VINEYARD RIESLING 2017 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer STRATUS
Bright extremely pale straw colour. Slightly spicy, ripe apple nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium-light to light bodied very slightly spicy, fresh, ripe apple-lemon flavours with a lingering, mineral-tinged, fairly high acid finish. Has 11% alcohol and 14 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The 2016 (**+) was released on December 9, 2017 at $27.20. CSPC 395921
Type White Table Wine
Agent Str Vin
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Ripe, Apple-Lemon
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
Always a stunner from Charles Baker's portfolio of single-vineyard Rieslings, the Ivan Vineyard is sourced from 20-year old vines on Twenty Mile Bench. Expect a focused, flinty wine with crunchy green apple, lime and herbal notes. Savour it over the next two decades with your favourite seafood. Price $ 21.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 27, 2018
Cases bought 27 (12 bottles per case)

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