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Icewine is produced when grapes are left on the vine well past the regular harvest into the cold winter months. These grapes are picked at -8 degree Celsius or 18 degrees Farenheit and then pressed while still frozen.

Canada and Germany are most famous for this dessert wine. In Canada, it's called icewine whereas in Germany it's eiswein.

Canadian vintners use both the vidal and riesling grapes while Germany uses mostly riesling, which has more balancing acidity for this sweet wine. This wine has a medium to full body, with a long finish and surprisingly low alcohol of, on average, just 10%.

My reviews of these Icewines are updated weekly. These Icewine wines offer great taste at a good price. You'll find a definition of Icewine at the bottom of this page as well as food pairings for Icewine in my wine matcher. This is just a small set of my reviews, but you can get all of them when you join my wine community.
 

Konzelmann Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2006
Konzelmann Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2006

V.Q.A. Niagara Penisula, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2008‐2025

 

LCBO: 476192  Check Stock

BC: 476192  Check Stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Canadian Oak Aged Riesling Icewine 2006
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Canadian Oak Aged Riesling Icewine 2006

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2010‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 230359  Check Stock


Reif Estate Winery Grand Cabernet Franc Icewine 2012
Reif Estate Winery Grand Cabernet Franc Icewine 2012

Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2022


G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Vidal Icewine 2009
G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Vidal Icewine 2009

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 9.9%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2012‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 262477  Check Stock


Henry of Pelham Winery Icewine Cabernet 2013
Henry of Pelham Winery Icewine Cabernet 2013

Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 672402  1028 in stock



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Icewine

The aromas include tropical fruit such as pineapple, mango, melon, apricot, lychee as well as honey.

Icewine is especially lovely with fruit-based desserts, biscotti, foie gras, cheeses and dishes with a touch of sweetness such as glazed ham.

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