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Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Robert's Block Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Robert's Block Riesling 2016

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Robert's Block Riesling 2016

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

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $26.00

Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.1%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Sue-Ann Staff

Agent: Niagara Fine Wine

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Winemaker Sue-Ann staff a a superstar when it comes to Riesling! The vines for this Niagara white wine from the oldest block on the estate and named for her great, great, great grandfather. (She is a fifth generation winemaker.) They're low yielding, so the flavours are complex and concentrated. Aromas of lime zest, lemongrass, chives, apricot, and wet stone. Racy acidity for seafood and shellfish.

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This Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Robert's Block Riesling 2016 was reviewed on May 13, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Gorgeous acidity in his mouthwatering gem. Wet stone minerality, fresh lime leaf, lime zest, canned mandarin orange. Wow, yummy. Pairs well with banana leaf wrapped white fish with fresh lemongrass infused jasmine rice. Tasted 2016 vintage in May 2018. 92 points
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

We are spoiled in Ontario with the choices we have in terms of exceptional Riesling. This one does not disappoint and is a beautiful example of what can be produced here. On the nose, it is rich with mineral notes, peach, clementine, honey, and just a hint of petrol.

On the palate, it has a slight touch of sweetness, is wonderfully tart and has a smooth texture with flavours of nectarine, clementine, lemon, and a nutty undertone with a clean crisp finish.

Tasted at the Taste Ontario event in April 2019.

Wine-Food Pairing: Butter chicken, Indian curries, spicy samosa.

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