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Calamus Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2007 Wine Review

Calamus Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2007

Calamus Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2007

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

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $15.95

Product #: 180877

Drink: 2010-2013



 

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Calamus Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: From Ontario’s sunshine-filled 2007 vintage, this wine was aged in stainless steel tanks to preserve its expressive aromatics. Apple blossom, peach, citrus and mineral are joined by an intriguing hint of petrol. Very slightly off-dry, with racy acidity in fine harmony with the fruit. Medium bodied, complex, and quite refreshing, the wine culminates in a dry, lengthy finish. My note: I love this style: petrol on the nose but that’s a good thing. Mingled with ripe peach and a deep minerality it makes for a refreshing break from over-oaked everything. Treat yourself and pair it with just about anything.

Riesling food pairings: freshwater whitefish with lemon and herbs, seared scallops, spicy duck.

This was reviewed August 21, 2010 by

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Our final white wine from the spectacular 2007 vintage. Aged in stainless steel tanks to preserve it's expressive aromatics. Apple blossom, peach, citrus and mineral are joined by an intriguing hint of petrol. This wine is slightly off-dry with wonderful cleansing acidity.
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