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WHITE PALETTE 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Bright light straw colour. Spicy, slightly honeyed, baked apple purée nose with some faint lychee notes. Fairly dry. light bodied, spicy, lemon-melon-apple-lychee flavours with an unoaked tangy finish. This neophyte crowd-pleaser is a blend of 70% Riesling and 30% Viognier. This REPEAT has 11.5% alcohol and 16 g/L residual sugar. TONY ASPLER / 86.5-points - Petrol, floral, apple nose; with some volatile acidity; medium-bodied, just off-dry with an apple peel flavours. The 2016 (*+/**) with 87-points was last released on May 26, 2018 at $15.95. CSPC 207340
Type White Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+(86.5 points)
Light, Spicy, Apple Sauce
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: White Palette is a blend of several unspecified varieties but I detect some riesling in the mix thanks to a hint of petrol and yellow peachy and lemon fruit. It is just off-dry with very good acidity, honeyed-lemon and almost perfumy florality - that reminds me of gewurztraminer. There is some enlivening spritz as well. The length is very good. Score - 88 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, April 20, 2018) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 24, 2018
Cases bought 169 (12 bottles per case)

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