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Cave Spring Indian Summer Select Late Harvest Riesling 2017 Wine Review

Cave Spring Indian Summer Select Late Harvest Riesling 2017

Cave Spring Indian Summer Select Late Harvest Riesling 2017

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

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2026

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine


Winery: Cave Spring

Agent: Cave Spring Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Liquid gorgeous year after year with ripe peach, honeyed apricot and grassy flavours with ultra balanced acidity to fruit sweetness. Chill and enjoy it as dessert or pair with an apricot and custard flan.

Late Harvest Riesling food pairings: spice cake, crème brûlée, fruit-based desserts, pastries, fresh field berries in cream.

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This Cave Spring Indian Summer Select Late Harvest Riesling 2017 was reviewed on October 15, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Trent Mayers rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

An excellent sweet late harvest wine sourced from their Lincoln Lakeshore Vineyard. The grapes are left on the vine to air dry and increase their sugar content; the wine term for this process is passerillage. Mouth filling apricots and honey with a balancing lemony acidity and just a suggestion of hay here. It would make an outstanding accompaniment for panna cotta with honeyed apricots, foie gras, or blue veined cheeses.
4.5 stars out of 5
From Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula wine region Cave Spring Indian Summer 2017 Late Harvest Riesling is just sweet enough to enjoy chilled on its own or with fruit-based desserts or creamy blue cheeses. Look for dried florals and ripe stone-fruit flavours on the palate balanced with vibrant acidity. - Community Wine Reviews

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