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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.
 

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


Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2013
Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2013

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2022

 

LCBO: 430561  3843 in stock


Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery Beal Vineyard Cabernet Franc Icewine 2011
Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery Beal Vineyard Cabernet Franc Icewine 2011

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

Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

 

LCBO: 148056  Check Stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Sparkling Vidal Icewine 2011
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Sparkling Vidal Icewine 2011

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2018

 

LCBO: 560367  195 in stock


Château des Charmes Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard Riesling Icewine 2009
Château des Charmes Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard Riesling Icewine 2009

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

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 413724  Check Stock

BC: 413724  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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