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Wayne Gretzky Estates No. 99 Riesling 2012

Wayne Gretzky Estates No. 99 Riesling 2012
Wayne Gretzky Estates No. 99 Riesling 2012

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 6
Price: $11.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 11.3%

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Wayne Gretzky Estates

Heather Wall rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A lively expression of Ontario Riesling. Pale lemon colour. Clean Medium intensity aromas of apple juice, oxidized apple, pear, blossom, petrol and duplicated on the palate.
Dry with Medium+ acidity this is a classic Ontario Riesling.
This wine has a medium+ length on a cleansing/refreshing finish.
Enjoy now, not suitable for further ageing.
I'm leading toward fatty meat appetizers ie. salami, proscuitto, Italian sausage, Bratwurst on a bun.

Tasted - July 2014


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