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Reif Estate Winery Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Riesling 2016

Reif Estate Winery Riesling 2016

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $13.75


(EXPIRES September 10, 2022)

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A lovely, savoury, mouth-watering Niagara Riesling with aromas of fresh lime and lemongrass. Perfect for seafood.

Riesling food pairings: lighter fare like fish, poultry and vegetarian dishes, spicier food, Chinese or Thai.

This Reif Estate Winery Riesling 2016 was reviewed on July 7, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Big bodied, high alcohol (12%) Niagara Riesling. Canned mandarin, peach, honey, petrol. Mouthwatering big acidity, full bodied. Well balanced. Paired well with Vietnamese spring rolls. Would be an amazing pairing with Thai, Japanese and Chinese cuisine likewise. Great sipping as well. Remarkable acidity and fruit. Accessibly priced. Great value. 90 points. BespokeTastings
Simon Chen rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Full body, rich and round riesling from Niagara region. Good balance of dryness and sweetness. It will match with the richness and spiciness of Thai food well
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale straw yellow with a watery rim. Subdued aromas of citrus, apple and underlying petrol. Light bodied and off dry (18 g/l). Nice acidity with a sweetness on the finish. Tasted March 12, 2018.
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Not bad at all. A great summer wine, featuring peach, apple, orange blossom and quince. 88 Points.
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted April 4th 2018. The colour pale straw brilliant. Light legs. Aromas and flavours of, citrus on the first sniff, the second sniff, lime lemon, ripe pear, peach and apple fruit. The taste off dry, crisp and fruity, light body, mouthwatering, low alcohol. Medium minus finish. This is a lovely wine to drink on a warm day. Matches well with food. I served the wine for lunch with a simple Thai dish, scrambled egg, fried chicken thigh pieces, red pepper, fresh green snow peas, bean sprouts, rice noodles, soy sauce and Thai sauce from a package. Topped with fresh green onion. Yum.

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