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Charles Baker Wines Picone Vineyard, Stratus Riesling 2008 Wine Review

Charles Baker Wines Picone Vineyard, Stratus Riesling 2008

Charles Baker Wines Picone Vineyard,  Stratus Riesling 2008

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

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $35.20

Drink: 2011-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 10.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Charles Baker Wines

Agent: Stratus Vineyards

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Absolutely stunning with dried apricot and honeysuckle. The pure essence of a sun shaft cutting through clouds on a spring morning. Mineral depth, lime zest and endless fields of white flowers on the finish. Go Charles go!

This Charles Baker Wines Picone Vineyard, Stratus Riesling 2008 was reviewed on April 30, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Hart rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Highly aromatic nose with slate and citrus. This mineral and zesty lemon follow through on the palate. elegant, complex wine. A treat!
Highly perfumed aromas of diesel, slate and lemon zest dance from the glass of this dazzling expression of Riesling at its finest. The third vintage tasted – all 5 stars – and this the best to date; it showcases a slightly oily texture with a persistent wash of focused, racy citrus and kiwi fruit along with streaks of mineral. The tension, nerve and verve on the palate is palpable, delivering a mouth-watering shower and lip-smacking, lingering finish of bracing, balanced ambrosia. Drink 2012 to 2020. Score: 5 (out of 5) Source: Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com

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