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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.
 

Pilliteri Estates Riesling Icewine 2004
Pilliteri Estates Riesling Icewine 2004

Niagara, Canada

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml

 

LCBO: 53629  Check Stock

BC: 435727  Check Stock


Konzelmann Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2010
Konzelmann Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2010

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 167866  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


Château des Charmes Estate Bottled Icewine Vidal 2013
Château des Charmes Estate Bottled Icewine Vidal 2013

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 565861  Check Stock

BC: 565861  Check Stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Riesling Icewine 2008
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Riesling Icewine 2008

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

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2008‐2020

 

LCBO: 558288  Check Stock

SAQ: 10296511  62 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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