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Featherstone Black Sheep Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Featherstone Black Sheep Riesling 2016

Featherstone Black Sheep Riesling 2016

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

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Featherstone's Black Sheep Riesling stands shoulder to shoulder (ear to ear) with the best of Niagara Rieslings. This is one of my favourite Niagara Rieslings: delightful every vintage. The 2015 vintage is no exception with lovely bright notes of lime blossom, lemon zest and flint. Pair with fresh seafood and vegetarian dishes. This Ontario white wine offers great refreshment in the glass.

Riesling food pairings: seafood, green salads, bouillabaisse.

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This Featherstone Black Sheep Riesling 2016 was reviewed on April 28, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Featherstone's Black Sheep (2016) is consistently good vintage to vintage and is one of the best examples Riesling from Ontario's Niagara Peninsula wine region. It is a perennial favourite with vibrant acidity and fruit freshness. This wine is named after the sheep that helped to make it. The sheep eat the grape leaves that shade the Riesling grape clusters. The grapes are therefore exposed to the sun and ripen slowly and evenly. - Community Wine Reviews
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