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Flat Rock Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Flat Rock Riesling 2016

Flat Rock Riesling 2016

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Flat Rock

Agent: Flat Rock Cellars

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This Flat Rock Riesling 2016 was reviewed on September 29, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

One of my favorite's from a consistent and well known producer. The favorable growing conditions gage way an exceptional finished product. A stunning bouquet - pear, peach, citrus, steel minerality and floral on the nose and palate - well balanced with a great acidity that is lovely on its own or as a superb compliment to herb roasted chicken, and many Asian dishes.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A juicy and delicious Riesling from the Bench. Loads of lime, lemon, yellow apple, hints of stone fruit. Daringly high residual sugar balanced so nicely by the zesty and drying acidity. Decadent! Pair with herb-crusted grilled pork chops.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Stone fruit and floral nose with a fruit explosion on the palate with peach, pear and lemon notes. Great minerality throughout. Reviewed March 2018 at Taste Ontario in Ottawa
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Another outstanding example of Ontario made Riesling from Twenty Mile Bench region. Pale straw colour with green reflections. A beautiful fragrant bouquet. Quintessential notes of -freshly opened can of tennis balls- yellow plum chutney, lemon curd, kerosene and pencil erasers. Also a hint of fresh tree saplings, white roses and graphite. Off dry (23gL) High acidity, medium plus body and finish with sugar snap peas and white peachy sweetness persisting. Well balanced. Full, fresh and fruity. Pair with Chicken dumplings, prosciutto and medium bodied cheeses. Anything that has some elevated saltiness with complement the sweet elements perfectly. 90 points. Tasted January 2018
From Flat Rock Vineyards on the Niagara Escarpment, this off-dry Niagara Riesling is mouth-watering with lime, apple, pear and citrus flavours. Great balance and character at a terrific price point. Pair with pad Thai. - Community Wine Reviews

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