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Rust Wine Co. Riesling 2017 Wine Review

Rust Wine Co. Riesling 2017

Rust Wine Co. Riesling 2017

Similkameen Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.00

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Rust Wine Co.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A viscous, luscious medium sweet BC Riesling with aromas of lime blossom, honeysuckle and pear. Medium-bodied and layered. Perfect for glazed ham and chutney.

This Rust Wine Co. Riesling 2017 was reviewed on August 16, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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Reviews and Ratings

Gwen Barton rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Lovely Riesling from BC. Slightly off-dry with loads of citrus and honey notes. Full
mouth feel. Vibrant acidity. Great value and what a beautiful label! Pair with crab and dill spread on a baguette. Tasted: July 2017.
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I really enjoyed this Riesling from Rust Wine Co. from their South Cawston Lazy River Vineyard in BC. Just barely off-dry with 5.2 g/l of residual sugar. Aromas of petrol, apple, pear and honey. Crisp acidity with flavours of peach and citrus. Pair with spicy asian cuisine or grilled pork tenderloin.

Jim Faulkner is the winemaker for both Rush and Mount Boucherie, another fabulous BC winery in West Kelowna. I'm not sure if he's also responsible for the labeling but kuddos to the person/team that is. The front sports colourful pictures of various kinds of rust while the back label clearly gives all kinds of interesting information on the wine itself.

Tasted July 26, 2018
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely! Aromatic, with lots of peach, pear, and petrol on the nose. Dry, with medium to high acidity. Lots of petrol and mineral notes on the palate, with some zesty lemon and pithy grapefruit as well. Enjoy with seafood. Love the informative label which describes the clone planted (239 - ungrafted, from 1995) and the soil composition (sandy, clay loam, limestone and granite rock). Really cool labels too! Enjoy!

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