Thirty Bench Wine Makers Thirty Bench Vineyards Small Lot Triangle Riesling 2008 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Thirty Bench Vineyards Small Lot Triangle Riesling 2008
Niagara Escarpment, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 25031
BC Product #: 919084


 
Price: $30.00
Alcohol: 11.3%
Drink: 2009-2016
Sweetness: Medium 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: 88/100

White field flowers (daisies) with peach and white stone fruit. A summer's day in a glass.

Riesling food pairings: lightly spiced steamed mussels; pork tenderloin with light Asian spice; mild curry dishes; spiced shrimp skewers; creamy Brie with water crackers; turkey with dried fruit stuffing..

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

FLAVOUR PROFILE
? Pale lemon colour with a pretty aroma of white peach and delicate spring blossoms.
? A slightly off-dry, medium-bodied Riesling with juicy peach, apricot and honeydew melon flavours.
? Soft, juicy peach acidity lingers on the finish.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:
? Silver Medal – Ontario Wine Awards 2009.
? Silver Medal – Canadian Wine Awards 2009.
? 4 ½ stars out of 5 - 'The 2008 Triangle Vineyard Riesling is a very clean and stylish wine with a pleasing, fleshy core of fruit that continues to lead the pack when it comes to the Thirty Bench family of Rieslings. There's a lot to love about this lively and intense single vineyard Riesling.', Vines Magazine, May/June 2009.

 
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