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Henry of Pelham Riesling 2012 Wine Review

Henry of Pelham Riesling 2012

Henry of Pelham Riesling 2012

Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 11

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.5%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Henry of Pelham

Agent: Henry of Pelham Family Est. Winery

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Off-dry but not cloying or sweet, like fresh ripe peach. Melon and sunshine loveliness. Soft and light-bodied. Perfect aperitif.

Riesling food pairings: spiced pork with lemongrass chicken, turkey dinner.

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This Henry of Pelham Riesling 2012 was reviewed on April 2, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Henry of Pelham has another notch on it's belt. This Niagara Riesling is beautiful from start to finish. A delicate pale lemon colour with aromas familiar to Niagara Riesling connoisseurs. Ripe Niagara tree fruit, pink and white blossoms, honey, honeycomb and petrol. The palate is light and refreshing with notes of lemon-lime, zest, white peach and Escarpment minerality. Pair all of this with the $18 price tag and it's a winner. This will be my apres Sunday long run thirst quencher. Try with English beer battered fish or Asian Fusion dishes. Serve well chilled.
Tasted: April 2015
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A Riesling that goes straight to the point! Bone dry, honey, peach, vinyl, and citrus aromas and flavours; with puckering acidity for days and a crisp finish. This Reisling speaks volumes of what the Niagara Escarpment can produce. Overall, just a fine expression of dry Reislings that can match any other terroir.

Step out of your comfort zone a bit and pair with sashimi/sushi.
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lemon-lime Granny Smith Apple nose
Refreshing zesty palate, light bodied

Simple baked white fish with lemon or lime
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Petrol, mineral and green apple aromas and flavors that finishes with a touch of stone fruit on the finish.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Big aromas of petrol and white flowers up front with an enticing minerality. Slightly off-dry with a round mouth feel and tastes of crisp yellow apple, apricot, and pear. A perfect wine for a spicy chicken stir-fry.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Smells like a basket of summer. Aromas of peaches, petrol and apple on the nose of this very fragrant Riesling. Off-dry and light with mouth-watering acidity. Flavourful and perfect for sipping for summer or some spicy Thai food.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A somewhat classic nose,with hints of petroleum and cheese mingled with apple notes.Soft and fresh mouth,with a long finish.Pork tenderloin,sushis and coconut milk curries,come to mind for pairings.
Philippe Perreault - Sommelier rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

Clear yellow/green color.

Aromas of honey, petrol, mineral and white flower.

This wine is crisp, soft and medium on the palate.

Try it with white fish.

Serve it at 8-10 degrees.

Ready to drink.
Lovely Ontario Riesling at a terrific price! This would pair beautifully with roast turkey. - Community Wine Reviews

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