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|RIESLING 2013 VQA Niagara Peninsula
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
||THE FOREIGN AFFAIR
|Bright, Medium straw colour, intense, spicy, baked, ripe lemon-apple nose with some mineral notes. Off dry, medium bodied, fairly complex, quite well structured, intense, ripe, lemon-apple-pear flavours with a lingering, tangy, somewhat nutty, fairly high acid finish. TONY ASPLER / 87-points - Spicy, earthy nose of apple and grapefruit; medium-bodied, short and blunt; off-dry, apple flavour with some bitterness on the finish. This REPEAT is made with 20% dried grapes in the Venetian appassimento method. Has 12.1% alcohol and 17 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The 2013 (**+) was last released on May 26, 2018 at $23.95.
||White Table Wine
Ripe, Complex, Ready
|TASTING NOTE: Bright medium straw colour. Intense, baked lemon-apple nose with some mineral notes. Off dry, medium bodied, slightly spicy, intense, ripe melon-lemon flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked finish. This wine is made with 20% dried grapes in the Venetian appassimento method. A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection! Score - 89 (Michael Vaughan, vintageassessments.com, May 26, 2018)
||vintages release - December 8, 2018
||87 (12 bottles per case)
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