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25th Anniversary Riesling Ice wine Estate

25th Anniversary Riesling Ice wine Estate Wine Details
Price: $49.90 per bottle

Description: This 2003 Anniversary Ice wine is dedicated to the pioneer of Canadian Ice wine the late "Walter Hainle". In 1978 Walter Hainle introduced the first ice wine to this continent. While the first bottle of North Americas ice wine is estimated to be worth $ 20.000.00, this 25th anniversary ice wine may be the next best thing to collect. Instant gold medal winner at its first competition, the Indianapolis wine show, this ice wine produced aromas of apricots, caramel and honey, followed by an intense, but a balanced sweetness. It matches with flans, fruit ices, pastries and some cheese or by itself.

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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