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Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2017 Wine Review

Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2017

Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2017

Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 9.5%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Henry of Pelham

Agent: Henry of Pelham Family Est. Winery

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A stunning Riesling Icewine from Henry of Pelham. Aromas of apricot and peach preserves. Luscious and lovely. Pair with a fruit flan or cobbler.

Riesling Icewine food pairings: strong blue cheeses or seared foie gras, for dessert with fresh fruit.

This Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine 2017 was reviewed on February 1, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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

Canada makes the best icewine in the world !! This Riesling has all the aromas and flavours of a good Riesling icewine (plus a touch of Botrytis.... I thought). Too wonderful to describe further.....
Pam Hatton rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Delicious luscious! Complex Riesling character with peach and stone fruit. Balanced acidity keeps the sweetness in check. Long finish.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Year after year, this Canadian gem shines. This Canadian - Niagara VQA Riesling Icewine shows wild flower honey, ripe bartlett pear, juicy sweet orchard peach. Big juicy mouthwatering acidity, well balanced. Would love to sit on this for another couple years to experience complexity and evolution with some age. Tasted the 2017 vintage in November 2018. Pairs well with peach cobbler, apple crumble, creamy Stilton cheesecake. 93 points.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

A juicy, peach infused Riesling Icewine from Henry of Pelham. Aromas in the glass consist of asian pears, honey and toffee with flavours of apricot, honey drizzled melon and baked apples. It has bright citrusy acidity and a full luscious mouthfeel. A decadent pairing with creamy blue veined cheeses or fruit flan. Enjoy! - tasted February 2021
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Just fab!! Rich and luscious, with aromas of peach, pear, honey, and caramel. A beautiful example of Canada's specialty wine. Enjoy with an apple tart, or peach cobbler.
Henry of Pelham Riesling Icewine is lush on the nose as it is on the palate. Look for apricot and peach compote with beautifully balanced acidity. Pair with apple cobbler or creamy cheeses. - Community Wine Reviews

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