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|LIMESTONE RIDGE-NORTH ESTATE BOTTLED RIESLING 2016 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Bright extremely pale straw colour. Fairly honeyed, spicy, bright, slightly dusty, apple-lemon-lime nose with some mineral notes. Off dry, medium-light bodied, faintly spicy, honeyed,melon-lemon-apple flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked finish. Ready-to-drink. Has 10% alcohol and 31 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The preferred recommended 2015 (**+) with 89-points was released on March 3, 2018 at $24.25.
||White Table Wine
Tangy, Intense, Spicy, Off-dry
||A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
|Gold Medal winner at the 2018 National Wine Awards of Canada. TASTING NOTE: As good as the Carly's Block is, this is killer Riesling. The nose lights up with salinity, lime, grapefruit and racy wet-stone minerality. It's steely and taut on the palate despite 32 g/l of RS and shows vivid citrus, fresh squeezed lime, lemon zest and it all balanced on a razor's edge. Such incredible definition and freshness through the finish. Beautiful. Score - 93 (Rick VanSickle, winesinniagara.com, Aug. 1, 2018)
||vintages release - November 10, 2018
||155 (12 bottles per case)
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Score: - Poor * Very Basic
** Good **/**+ Very Good **+ Excellent