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Redstone Winery Limestone Vineyard South Riesling 2012

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Heather Wall rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A super Riesling from the warm 2012 Niagara vintage creating optimal growing conditions. Concentrated Riesling characteristics throughout - apple, peach, white blossoms, petrol, wet stones, stony minerality. Light and refreshing with medium+ acidity( might say high if this had been my first wine of the day). Good acid to fruit balance. Tawse does it again! A very approachable wine so go ahead and pair with just about anything. Serve well chilled.
Tasted: May 2015
Heather Murray reviewed this wine as follows:

This is made in a slightly off-dry (off-dry-dry?) style. Look for very attractive fruit flavours that are carried through the palate on a platform of crisp, clean acidity. The texture shows a touch of plushness in tension with the acidity, making this a very versatile riesling for the table. Score - 4 1/2 Stars (out of 5). (Rod Phillips, rodphillipsonwine.com, May 9, 2014)

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Lawrason (89): Redstone, owned by Moray Tawse, has risen from the old Thomas and Vaughan winery, offering a full range of Niagara's strongest varietals from various sites. This is from an Escarpment site near Flat Rock. It has a lifted nose of granny smith apple, lime cordial, petrol and fresh almost minty greenness. It's an off dry riesling, in fact I would have preferred less sugar in this softer warmer year, but overall its clean, complex and quite nifty. Honeyed fruit and lime cordial on the finish. Tasted August 2014
d'Amato (89): The verve and tension in this Redstone is quite exceptional and it has the fruit and substance to make it a successful crowd pleaser. Just off-dry, a touch floral, rose and white flower adorn the palate along with succulent citrus and sweet ripe pear. Focused and very well-crafted. Tasted August 2014.

Pinkus: Characteristically this is most definitely a Riesling with its nose of mineral and floral along with a touch of white fruit and citrus; made in a slightly sweet style with peachy, lemon-lime, mac apple and just a touch of acidity to keep it all in balance. *** ½+

The nose shows penetrating notes of lime, grapefruit, quince and a lovely floral note. It’s round and succulent on the palate with honey-kissed grapefruit and lemon-lime flavours that find balance from the acidity.




Natalie's Review

Redstone Winery Limestone Vineyard South Riesling 2012, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2014-2024. 381251 10% M 750 mL  $18.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. May 30, 2015 Scrumptious Seafood Wine  Full Review

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