Top 20 Canadian Icewines of 2015

winery vineyard snow winter icewine grapes frozen vinesIt’s always a tough task choosing your favourite wines from any category, but when it comes to icewine, it’s even harder.

I find there are few duds in this august group. However, here are my favourites that I tasted in 2015. I’d love to hear which ones you love, and which ones I’m missing.

Click on the links below for the full wine reviews, food pairings and stock in your closest liquor store.

 

Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2014

 

Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling Icewine 2014
Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2014‐2022

LCBO: 430561
Score: 93/100
Price: $49.95

 

 

 

Southbrook Vineyards Vidal Icewine 2013

Southbrook Vineyards Vidal Icewine 2013 
Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A.

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2020

LCBO: 525634
Score: 91/100
Price: $39.95

 

 

 

 

 

Cave Spring Icewine Riesling 2013

Cave Spring Icewine Riesling 2013 
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 11.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2014‐2025

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 447441

 

 

 

 

 

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal Sparkling Icewine 2014

 

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Vidal Sparkling Icewine 2014
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 9.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 560367

 

 

 

 

 

Megalomaniac Coldhearted Riesling Icewine 2014

 

Megalomaniac Coldhearted Riesling Icewine 2014
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 7.9%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2015‐2019

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 243519

 

 

 

 

 

Stratus Icewine 2013

 

Stratus Icewine 2013 
Niagara-On-The-Lake. Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 56689

 

 

 

 

Reif Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013

 

Reif Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2013
Niagara River, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

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

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 544791
Score: 92/100
Price: $24.95

 

 

 

Benjamin Bridge Borealis Vidal Icewine 2009


Benjamin Bridge Borealis Vidal Icewine 2009

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2012‐2019

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 1008812
NSLC: 1008812
Score: 93/100
Price: $35.00

 

 

 

 

Celine Dion Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2013

 

Celine Dion Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2013 
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 406256  Check Stock
Score: 90/100
Price: $74.95

 

 

 

 

Creekside Estate Winery Cabernet Icewine 2012

 

Creekside Estate Winery Cabernet Icewine 2012
Lincoln Lakeshore, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 819761002501
Score: 88/100
Price: $39.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malivoire Wine Company Icewine Riesling 2009

Malivoire Wine Company Icewine Riesling 2009
Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 591321
Score: 92/100
Price: $29.95

 

 

 

Konzelmann Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2010

 

Konzelmann Estate Winery Icewine Vidal 2010
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 167866

 

 

 

 

 

Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling Icewine 2011

Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling Icewine 2011 
Okanagan BC V.Q.A., British Columbia, Canada

Alcohol: 8.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 776545995216
BC: 240127
SAQ: 10674033
Score: 92/100
Price: $69.99

 

 

 

 

Trius Winery at Hillebrand Vidal Icewine 2012

 

Trius Winery at Hillebrand Vidal Icewine 2012
Niagara, Ontario

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 137687
NSLC: 1001104
Score: 92/100
Price: $30.00

 

 

 

 

Wayne Gretzky Estates No.99 Cabernet Franc Icewine 2010

 

Wayne Gretzky Estates No.99 Cabernet Franc Icewine 2010
Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2012‐2020

Score: 92/100
Price: $99.00

 

 

 

 

Peller Estates Oak Aged Vidal Icewine 2012

 

 

Peller Estates Oak Aged Vidal Icewine 2012
Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

Score: 93/100
Price: $60.20

 

 

 

 

Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery

 

Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery The Lost Bar Vidal Icewine 2009
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Alcohol: 9%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

LCBO: 776545400109
BC: 609974
Score: 91/100
Price: $25.00

 

 

 

 

Pillitteri Estates Winery Gewurztraminer Icewine

 

Pillitteri Estates Winery Gewurztraminer Icewine 2008 
Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario

Alcohol: 11.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 375 ml  Drink: 2013‐2019

LCBO: 729954
Score: 93/100
Price: $60.00

 

 

 

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  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2014‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 438861
Score: 94/100
Price: $34.95

 

 

 

Tawse Winery Inc. Icewine Riesling 2009

 

Tawse Winery Inc. Icewine Riesling 2009
Twenty Mile Bench, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Sweet  Size: 200 ml  Drink: 2013‐2020

Divine Dessert Wine

LCBO: 204990

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