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RED ICEWINE 2016 VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer STRATUS
Very faintly ambering light red colour. Intense, bright, sweet, ripe strawberry nose. Sweet, medium bodied, gently viscous, attractive, ripe strawberry, wild red cherry purée flavours with a lovely, lingering, well balanced, honeyed-caramel finish. This REPEAT is a blend of 40% Petit Verdot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc has 12.7% alcohol and now 130 g/L residual sugar. The 2016 (***) was last released on September 16, 2017 at $39.95. CSPC 56689
Type Icewine
Agent Str Vin
Country Canada
Region
Rating ***(91 points)
Sweet, Tangy, Ripe
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Faintly ambering light red colour. Intense, bright, sweet, ripe strawberry nose. Sweet, medium bodied, gently viscous, attractive, ripe strawberry flavours with a lovely, lingering, well balanced, honeyed-caramel finish. This new blend of 40% Petit Verdot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc has 10.7% alcohol and 135 g/L residual sugar. Score - 91 (Michael Vaughan, vintageassessments.com, Sept. 16, 2017) Price $ 44.95
Bottle Size 200 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 10, 2018
Cases bought 90 (12 bottles per case)

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