Thirty Bench Wine Makers Small Lot 'Steel Post Vineyard' Riesling 2008 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Small Lot 'Steel Post Vineyard' Riesling 2008
Niagara Escarpment, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 319640
BC Product #: 193995


 
Price: $30.00
Alcohol: 11.1%
Drink: 2009-2016
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Thirty Bench Wine Makers
Agent: Andrew Peller Limited
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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Lemony fresh and dry with a laser focus and finish. Gorgeous! Needs food. Mouth-watering with a long finish. Superb effort.

Riesling food pairings: creamy Camembert and fresh breads; shrimp skewers; sushi; grilled white fish; lemon chicken; lemon spring pea risotto; steamed mussels..

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WINE MAKING
? Hand-picked and hand-sorted from our own ‘Steel Post Vineyard’
? After careful selection of the finest grapes, the juice is cool fermented and aged to capture the unique terroir of the ‘Steel Post Vineyard’

FLAVOUR PROFILE
? Pale lemon colour with aromas of lime, mineral, wet stone and delicate spice.
? A dry, medium-bodied, very focused Riesling showing true terroir with notes of mineral and lime.
? A long lingering finish of lemon, lime and grapefruit.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:
Gold Medal (Single Vineyard Category) – Canadian Wine Awards 2009.

 
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