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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.
 

Cave Spring Cellars Riesling Icewine 2014
Cave Spring Cellars Riesling Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 11.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2016‐2025

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 447441  1927 in stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal & Riesling Icewine 2012
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal & Riesling Icewine 2012

Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  400 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Gorgeous Gift Wine

 

LCBO: 601021  628 in stock


Château des Charmes Vidal Icewine 2014
Château des Charmes Vidal Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 565861  Check Stock


Henry of Pelham Winery Vidal Icewine 2015
Henry of Pelham Winery Vidal Icewine 2015

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

Alcohol: 9.4%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2015‐2022

 

LCBO: 897470  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  620 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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