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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


Flat Rock Cellars Sweet Revenge Vidal Icewine 2007
Flat Rock Cellars Sweet Revenge Vidal Icewine 2007

V.Q.A., Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 47803  Check Stock


Cave Spring Cellars Reisling Icewine 2008
Cave Spring Cellars Reisling Icewine 2008

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

 

LCBO: 576033  Check Stock

BC: 447441  Check Stock


Megalomaniac Wines Coldhearted John Howard Cellars Of Distinction Riesling Icewine 2007
Megalomaniac Wines Coldhearted John Howard Cellars Of Distinction Riesling Icewine 2007

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

Alcohol: 8%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2011‐2017

 

LCBO: 243519  Check Stock


Château des Charmes Vidal Icewine 2015
Château des Charmes Vidal Icewine 2015

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2016‐2022

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 413732  169 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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