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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.
 

Pillitteri Estates Winery Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008
Pillitteri Estates Winery Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario

Alcohol: 11.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

 

LCBO: 729954  Check Stock


Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine 2007
Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine 2007

V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, Bc, Canada

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

 

LCBO: 00063657005781  Check Stock

BC: 597120  Check Stock

SAQ: 597120  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  618 in stock


Tawse Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2014
Tawse Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2017‐2022

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 359133  56 in stock


Pondview Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013
Pondview Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013

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

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 390351  519 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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