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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.
 

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Chardonnay Icewine 2007
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Chardonnay Icewine 2007

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

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2011‐2021

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 988156  Check Stock


Jackson-Triggs Proprietors' Grand Reserve Gew├╝rztraminer Icewine 2007
Jackson-Triggs Proprietors' Grand Reserve Gew├╝rztraminer Icewine 2007

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2011‐2020

 

LCBO: 193326  Check Stock


Celine Dion Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2013
Celine Dion Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2013

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

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 406256  Check Stock


Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Vidal Icewine 2009
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Vidal Icewine 2009

Okanagan V.Q.A., Bc, Canada

Alcohol: 8.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2017

 

LCBO: 776545991201  Check Stock


Stratus Red Icewine 2012
Stratus Red Icewine 2012

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

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 56689  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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