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Best Icewine Wine

Icewine is produced when grapes are left on the vine well past the regular harvest into the cold winter months. These grapes are picked at -8 degree Celsius or 18 degrees Farenheit and then pressed while still frozen.

Canada and Germany are most famous for this dessert wine. In Canada, it's called icewine whereas in Germany it's eiswein.

Canadian vintners use both the vidal and riesling grapes while Germany uses mostly riesling, which has more balancing acidity for this sweet wine. This wine has a medium to full body, with a long finish and surprisingly low alcohol of, on average, just 10%.

My reviews of these Icewines are updated weekly. These Icewine wines offer great taste at a good price. You'll find a definition of Icewine at the bottom of this page as well as food pairings for Icewine in my wine matcher. This is just a small set of my reviews, but you can get all of them when you join my wine community.
 

Vineland Estates Winery Riesling Icewine 2008
Vineland Estates Winery Riesling Icewine 2008

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

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Medium Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2018

 

LCBO: 563445  Check Stock


Inniskillin Vidal Icewine 2016
Inniskillin Vidal Icewine 2016

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2018‐2023

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 388306  Check Stock

BC: 551085  Check Stock

SAQ: 551085  Check Stock

NSLC: 1006488


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal Icewine 2007
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal Icewine 2007

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2010‐2015

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 388306  Check Stock

BC: 551085  Check Stock

SAQ: 551085  Check Stock

NSLC: 1006488


Lakeview Cellars Riesling Icewine 2016
Lakeview Cellars Riesling Icewine 2016

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

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2020‐2026

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 471839  Check Stock


Château des Charmes Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard Riesling Icewine 2009
Château des Charmes Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard Riesling Icewine 2009

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

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml

 

LCBO: 413724  Check Stock

BC: 413724  Check Stock



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Icewine

The aromas include tropical fruit such as pineapple, mango, melon, apricot, lychee as well as honey.

Icewine is especially lovely with fruit-based desserts, biscotti, foie gras, cheeses and dishes with a touch of sweetness such as glazed ham.

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