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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.
 

Fielding Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2010
Fielding Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2010

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

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2012‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 86850  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


Dan Akroyd Vidal Icewine Signature Reserve 2005
Dan Akroyd Vidal Icewine Signature Reserve 2005

Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 58842  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


Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Kerner Icewine 2011
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Kerner Icewine 2011

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

Alcohol: 13.3%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

 

LCBO: 153155  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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