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Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012

Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012

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

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 200 ml

Alcohol: 10%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Liquid gorgeous! What a spectacular dessert wine. Aromas of honey, peaches, baking spice and tree fruit. Perfect for fruit-based desserts or pumpkin pie. Yum!

Vidal Icewine food pairings: apricot, peach or pineapple based desserts , bold blue cheeses or on its own as a dessert.

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This Reif Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2012 was reviewed on November 22, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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

Brilliant deep amber-gold. Thick and rich with slow moving legs revealing it's almost oily texture. Oxidized apple, pear, peach, honey, floral, vanilla and brown sugar. The length is long with lingering sweet honeyed finish. The acidity is medium+ and balanced well against the sweetness.
Dessert on it's own or with Creme Brule, Stilton cheese, caramel sundae.
Outstanding value icewine at $24.95 makes this a perfect host/hostess gift.
Tasted: November 8, 2014
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A pioneer in the ice wine industry, Reif has been producing world-class ice wine for 30 years and the quality of their ice wine speaks volumes to that experience. The 2013 Vidal Ice Wine is a deep golden copper, the nose is rich and inviting with stewed plums, botrytis notes, buckwheat honey, baking spice, and sweet raisins. A repeat on the palate. Heavy, creamy, and rich, this 2013 Vidal Ice Wine will put a smile on your face. I paired with fresh Italian Cannoli and it was divine! Tasted November 2014. 91 points. Matt Steeves - @QuercusVino
Barb Potocnik reviewed this wine as follows:

In 100 ml size along with a bottle of ice syrup (sweet and sticky) for the culinary portion

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