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1993 Cuvee` Ice - CSPC

1993 Cuvee` Ice - CSPC Wine Details
Price: $94.90 per bottle

Description: Clear light gold; complex, floral, talcum powder, pear, nutty, toasty, woody, Sherry and caramel aromas (oxidized?); very slightly expansive, very fine bubbles; older, mature cuvée, fino sherry, yeasty and toasty flavors with citrus, Mandarin orange, lemon and a hint of oxidation; good balance, tart; very long finishing flavors are even better than in-mouth flavors (medicinal?). 12% alcohol. A unique blend with 4% 1993 Riesling ice wine. Unmistakably older style cuvée, from the color to the minuscule bead, but is considered to be a classic style. Best served without food accompaniment, where it can be the center of attention. 750 ml.

Varietal Definition
On the sweeter end of the spectrum, some of the best dessert wines should give thanks to the Riesling varietal. Riesling is known for its complementary nature of combining balanced acidity with sugar. Rieslings are made dry to sweet, but it is the sweet style Riesling that brought about its popularity in the United States. With the rise of spicy sauces, marinades and dips to flavor our meal, Riesling plays a part in taking off the edge of the heat. Riesling is known for a number of signature characteristics: floral, citrus and pear. Riesling has peaked in California with 11,000 acres planted. Today, Monterey County’s cool-climate areas and its long growing season produce good amounts of character for the Riesling grape. Outside of


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