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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.
 

Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2014
Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2014‐2022

 

LCBO: 430561  3317 in stock


Two Sisters Vineyards Icewine Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Two Sisters Vineyards Icewine Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2016‐2022


Konzelmann Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2006
Konzelmann Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2006

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

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2008‐2025

 

LCBO: 476192  Check Stock

BC: 476192  Check Stock


Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2014
Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  50 ml  Drink: 2014‐2021

 

LCBO: 582247  2503 in stock


Pillitteri Estates Winery I Baci Vidal Icewine 2006
Pillitteri Estates Winery I Baci Vidal Icewine 2006

V.Q.A. Ontario, Canada

Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 71779  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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