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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.
 

Konzelmann Vidal Icewine 2015
Konzelmann Vidal Icewine 2015

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

Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2018‐2022

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 476192  Check Stock

BC: 476192  Check Stock


Patrick Chan On Ice Riesling Icewine 2013
Patrick Chan On Ice Riesling Icewine 2013

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

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

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 438861  Check Stock


Inniskillin Niagara Estate Sparkling Vidal Icewine 2011
Inniskillin Niagara Estate Sparkling Vidal Icewine 2011

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

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2018

 

LCBO: 560367  348 in stock


Cave Spring Cellars Riesling Icewine 2014
Cave Spring Cellars Riesling Icewine 2014

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

Alcohol: 11.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2016‐2025

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 447441  Check Stock

BC: 447441  Check Stock


Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2009
Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2009

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

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  200 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

 

LCBO: 544791  3,614 in 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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