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BLACK SHEEP RIESLING 2017 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FEATHERSTONE
Bright extremely pale straw colour. Slightly spicy, fresh, ripe apple-lemon nose with some faintly leesy, mineral notes. Fairly dry, light bodied, slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, mineral-tinged, ripe apple-lemon flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. Has 10% alcohol and 17 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The very similar 2016 (**) was released on December 9, 2017 at $16.95. CSPC 80234
Type White Table Wine
Agent Fea Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **(87.5 points)
Tangy, Fairly Dry, Fresh presented
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: Here's a flirting-with-off-dry Riesling overflowing with white peach, nectarine, pear, applesauce and lime. A subtle mineral undertone adds intrigue and the lip-smacking finish is crisp and clean. Sip through 2025 with lightly grilled or smoked fish. (Vintages panel, Feb. 2018) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 14, 2018
Cases bought 1072 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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