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Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards Terroir Series Riesling 2017 Wine Review

Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards Terroir Series Riesling 2017

Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards Terroir Series Riesling 2017

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards

Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Crafted from hand-harvested grapes, certified organic. Refreshing honeycrisp apple, peach, lime and slight wet stone aromatics, repeated on a crisp, mouthwatering palate. Excellent balance and fresh citrus finish. Pair with Asian cuisine or smoked trout salad.
Tasted September, 2018
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This is an organic and biodynamic Riesling from the Nova Scotia winery Lightfoot & Wolfville. Off dry with 17 g/l of sugar offset by some nice acidity. Aromas of honey and peach. Lots of flavour with white stone fruit with some peach predominant. Low alcohol - only 11% makes it an easy drinking wine. Pair with asian dumplings. Tasted September 16, 2018.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Organic and biodynamic, riesling from Annapolis Valley's Lightfoot and Wolfville. Lots of ripe stone fruits - peach, nectarine and apricot. Flavours encompass lime citrus, yellow plums, herbal freshness, golden apples and honeydew rinds. Fresh and fruity with well integrated medium plus acidity and a light body. Pair with barbecued honey garlic chicken. 90 points - tasted September 2018
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a really cool wine. Lightfoot and Wolfville's Riesling is grown on the glacial till and sandy loam of Annapolis in Nova Scotia. They are turning a lot of heads for their remarkablly unique terroir.
It is sooo aromatic and fruity. Lily of the valley, fern, dried rose petal, quince, cherimoya, starfruit, and apple.
It has a very delicate colour; pale lemon.
The flavours are soft. It is a sussreserve (meaning a portion of the unfermented juice is reintroduced to add. Sweetness).
An aromatic feast! Pair this with something that won't hide those wonderful aromas. Quail on a salad would be great.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely! Aromas of honeysuckle, peach, pear, and wet stone. Lovely balance, nice combination of fruit, acidity and minerality. Enjoy with slightly spicy dishes, or any seafood.

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