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Flat Rock Nadja's Vineyard Riesling 2015 Wine Review

Flat Rock Nadja's Vineyard Riesling 2015

Flat Rock Nadja's Vineyard Riesling 2015

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.6%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Flat Rock

Agent: Flat Rock Cellars

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This lovely off-dry Niagara Riesling is bursting with aromas of fresh citrus, lime and green apple. two weeks later than the parcel below the winery. Remarkable, even though there are 18 grams of sugar in this wine, the acidity balances it perfectly, yielding only a slight impression of sweetness. Terrific mouth-watering acidity for seafood and salads.

Riesling food pairings: grilled chicken with lemongrass stalk, spicy pasta dishes, Feta cheese, butternut squash risotto, duck liver pate.

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This Flat Rock Nadja's Vineyard Riesling 2015 was reviewed on June 11, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

In a word, concentration! Such a potent wine in terms of aroma, flavour, and character. The bouquet explodes with orange, grapefruit, and citrus, pear, lemon grass, pineapple, citrus blossom, and mineral. Vivacious on the palate with electric acidity and piquant texture. Generous palate and length with resonating citrus, spice, tropical fruits, and wet stone. While there is residual sugar, it is balanced on the edge of a knife with the racy acidity and light body. One of the finest Rieslings in Niagara vintage after vintage, and 2015 is no exception to the trend. Pair with lime, jalapeno, and tomatillo snapper, fried chicken, or cured meats.
Named for winemaker Ed Madronich's mother Nadia, this vineyard was planted in 2000. It's situated at the top of the Niagara Escarpment and comprises only two hectares. With this elevation, the grapes ripen later than those below by several weeks. The grapes are pressed in whole bunches and fermented in stainless steel tanks. - Community Wine Reviews

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