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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 Vidal Sparkling Icewine 2014
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal Sparkling Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 560367  Check Stock


Pondview Icewine Vidal 2013
Pondview Icewine Vidal 2013

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

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2019

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 390351  3059 in stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Commemorative Edition Vidal Icewine 2006
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Commemorative Edition Vidal Icewine 2006

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 87775  Check Stock

BC: 22608  Check Stock


Pondview Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013
Pondview Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013

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

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 390351  3165 in stock


Peller Estates Oak Aged Vidal Icewine 2012
Peller Estates Oak Aged Vidal Icewine 2012

Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019



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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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