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Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery Nyarai Cellars Viognier 2015 Wine Review

Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery Nyarai Cellars Viognier 2015

Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery Nyarai Cellars Viognier 2015

Niagara, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Coffin Ridge

Agent: Mike Todd / Coffin Ridge

More Vintages: 2012  2012 

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Greg Hughes rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Dried mint leaves and herbal tea to the nose along with a very tropical palate: guava, melon, citrus and zest, pineapple, pear, vanilla, and hothouse flowers. There's a leesiness to, hinting at barrel aging or fermenting. It comes across on the finish tastefully like pie crust.
Flavour remain tropical, with plenty of nectarine and peach, melon, green apple, pineapple, mango and leesiness.
A solid iteration of what must a very difficult growing experiment for such a cool climate. Viognier has a reputation for being hard to grow in the Rhône and it's native Croatia. Pinot Noir shares this tempermental nature and maybe that is why both varietals showcase such diversity and exoticism.
Yields were most likely quite small - grab it if you can and pair it with swordfish or tuna on the barbecue.
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful stone fruit and citrus with a nuance of red apple. The mouthwatering acidity left me thirsty for more! Where do I sign up? I am a Nyarai convert!

Get the whole story at winingwithmel.com/taste-ontario-2016-part-deux
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Fermented in stainless steel, this Ontario Viognier presents aromas of stone fruit and white floral notes. Light-bodied with crisp acidity and a long, stone fruit finish. Lovely!

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