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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.
 

Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012
Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 544791  Check Stock


Stratus Red Icewine 2016
Stratus Red Icewine 2016

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2016‐2025

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 56689  Check Stock


Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2013
Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2013

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2022

 

LCBO: 430561  Check Stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Riesling Icewine 2007
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Riesling Icewine 2007

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

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2008‐2020

 

LCBO: 558288  Check Stock

SAQ: 10296511  Check Stock


PondView Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2014
PondView Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2016‐2022

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 390351  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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