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SPARKLING RIESLING Charmat method, VQA Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VIENI
This REPEAT last appeared in Vintages on July 7, 2018 at $19.95 - here is my previous note. Bright extremely pale straw colour. Spicy, honeyed, ripe melon-apple puree nose. Very slightly sweet, light bodied, tangy, fresh, bright, fresh ripe apple-melon-lemon flavours with a crisp, unoaked, effervescent finish. A pleasant, crowd-pleaser made in the Charmat method. Has 9% alcohol and 34 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 520411
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Vie Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **(87.5 points)
Slightly Sweet, Fresh, Spicy, Effervescent
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: Made in the tank method also used for Prosecco, this bright, citrusy wine has notes of candied lime, green apple and honeysuckle entwined with racy acidity, a soft mousse, and a kiss of sweetness. Pair with many different meals, from eggs Benedict to bacon-wrapped pork chops. [The New York World Wine & Spirits Competition did not include a tasting note.] Score - Best in Show Sparkling (New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, 2022) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 16, 2023
Cases bought 79 (6 bottles per case)

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