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Best Icewine Wine

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.
 

Megalomaniac Wines Coldhearted John Howard Cellars Of Distinction Riesling Icewine 2008
Megalomaniac Wines Coldhearted John Howard Cellars Of Distinction Riesling Icewine 2008

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

Alcohol: 7.9%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2020

Enchanting Feta Cheese Wine

 

LCBO: 243519  Check Stock


Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling Icewine 2010
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling Icewine 2010

Okanagan V.Q.A., Bc, Canada

Alcohol: 8.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

 

LCBO: 776545995216  Check Stock

BC: 240127  Check Stock

SAQ: 10674033  Check Stock


Pillitteri Estates Winery I Baci Vidal Icewine 2006
Pillitteri Estates Winery I Baci Vidal Icewine 2006

V.Q.A. Ontario, Canada

Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 71779  Check Stock


Jackson-Triggs Proprietors' Reserve Vidal Icewine 2007
Jackson-Triggs Proprietors' Reserve Vidal Icewine 2007

V.Q.A., Niagara, Ontario

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2021

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 594010  Check Stock


Pillitteri Estates Winery Vidal Icewine 2007
Pillitteri Estates Winery Vidal Icewine 2007

V.Q.A., Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2010‐2015

 

LCBO: 6 27128 12320 8  Check Stock

BC: 401448  Check 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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