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RIESLING 2016 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FLAT ROCK
Not presented at the press and/or consultants preview in the LCBO lab. A REPEAT of the recommended best buy 2016 (***) was released on January 6, 2018 at $17.95. Bight pale straw colour. Slightly spicy, faintly floral, honeyed, fresh, ripe, apple-lemon-melon nose with some mineral notes. Slightly off-dry, medium-light bodied, quite well structured, attractive, ripe, melon-apple-lemon flavours with a faint twist of grapefruit-rhubarb on the lingering, crisp, refreshing finish. Has 11% alcohol and 23 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 43281
Type White Table Wine
Agent Fla Roc
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Attractive, Tangy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: The very pale-gold appearance of this wine belies the fascinating nose of herbs, peach and pear with wisps of petrol aromas. It's medium bodied and slightly off dry with flavours of pear and peach accompanied by a delightfully lemon tang. The lemon hangs on through the finish, making the entire tasting experience crisp and refreshing. This will go very nicely with a plate of spicy pad Thai drizzled with lime juice. Score - 91 (Dave Isaacs, winecurrent.com, Jan. 12, 2018) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 12, 2018
Cases bought 307 (12 bottles per case)

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