Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008
Niagara Escarpment, Canada
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Product #: 010
Wine Type: Dessert Wine


 
Price: $34.95
Alcohol: 11.5%
Drink: 2010-2015
Sweetness: Sweet
Bottle size: 200 ml

Winery: Featherstone Winery
Agent: Featherstone Winery
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Lovely apricot jam and spiced honey notes on the nose. Terrific balance of sweetness and acidity. Wonderful after-dinner drink with many fruit desserts, biscotti and good conversation.

This Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008 was reviewed April 26, 2010 by

 

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Handling: Harvested by machine at 3:00 am, minus 9.2 degrees Celsius. Ice wine fruit was pressed for three consecutive days. Juice yield less than 120 litres per tonne and transferred into stainless steel fermentation tank.
36 hours of natural cold settling then racked off gross lees.
Pink hue to juice prior to fermentation.
Fermentation: Fermented with commercial yeast strain DV10 . Fermentation temperature set to 12.5 degrees Celsius and began 3rd January 2009. Fermentation lasted three week until completion.

 
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