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Château des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2012 Wine Review

Château des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2012

Château des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2012

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Château des Charmes

Agent: Chateau des Charmes

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Deep minerality, white peach, wet stone, petro and minerality. Perfect balance between sunny orchard fruit and acidity.

Riesling food pairings: grilled chicken with lemongrass stalk, spicy pasta dishes, shrimp tempura, grilled salmon with lemon sauce, duck liver pate.

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This Château des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2012 was reviewed on February 21, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 883652
  • $13.85 
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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A nice blend of Niagara tree fruit, Niagara blossoms, kerosene, citrus and stoney minerality. Acidity is medium+ and refreshing. The finish is long and cleansing. A nice example of Niagara Riesling. Pair to your hearts desire with this wine or sip on it's own. Serve well chilled. Still has some cellar time available.
Tasted: February 2015
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A very good example of this varietal with aromas of citrus, white floral, petrol and wet stone. Medium body, nice acidity, long citrus finish. Pair with curry dishes.
The grapes for this wine come from the winery's most mature vineyards, thus "old vines" and providing the most complex flavours. Love the winery's pairing for this wine: Thai green curry chicken, Indonesian nasi goreng, sushi or veal picatta. This wine has won gold medals in several wine competitions. This Niagara white wine offers a deep core of minerality. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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