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2017 Premium Riesling

2017 Premium Riesling
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SKU: 16112-17

Riesling is one of our favourite varietals and is well suited to Niagara's growing conditions. Our Riesling repertoire includes wines that finish from dry to sweet and the semi-dry 2017 Premium Riesling falls in the middle of the spectrum. The touch of sweetness balances the crisp acidity that makes Riesling such a good wine to serve with food. After a year in bottle the wine has beautiful weight and mouthfeel with hints of nuanced honey, making it enjoyable on its own. 

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Riesling
Appellation
VQA Niagara Peninsula
Brix at Harvest
18.7
Residual Sweetness
16.6
Cases Made
170
Alcohol %
11.00
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A bright and lively wine with enticing lime-citrus aromas overlaying subtle peach, apricot and wet stone minerality. Velvety-smooth palate with a touch of sweetness balanced by refreshing, mouth-watering zestiness. Best Serving Temperatures: 7 to to 10° C
Awards
Bronze Medals Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine & Spirits Competition
Winemaker Notes
Blend of grapes from two vineyards (one in Niagara-on-the-Lake and the other on the Bench) with average brix of 18.7. Fermented in stainless steel to 11% alcohol. Cold and heat stabilized before back sweetened to 16g/L residual sugar. Bottled in October 2018 via membrane filter.
Food Pairing Notes
In our mind Riesling might just be the most food compatible wine you will find. The crisp acidity, which is the hallmark of the variety, cleanses the palate between bites. Its citrus and stone fruit notes will complement main course dishes with fruit sauces, chutneys or salsas, The acidity makes it a great accompaniment to salads particularly those with fruit-flavoured vinaigrettes or fruit toppings. Or simply enjoy it on its own.
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