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Tantalus Vineyards Riesling 2015 Wine Review

Tantalus Vineyards Riesling 2015

Tantalus Vineyards Riesling 2015

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.90

Drink: 2016-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.6%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Tantalus Vineyards

Agent: Hobbs & Co.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A superb BC Riesling with aromas of wet stone, lemon, lime and chives. Pair with vegetarian dishes.

This Tantalus Vineyards Riesling 2015 was reviewed on June 5, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The nose is dominated by ripe, pithy lime and wet rock, with delicate traces of white peach, yellow apple/pear, white flowers, and vague spice. Hits the palate with jaw-tingling lemon/lime, then moves through lightly honeyed peach and apple, onto lingering wet rock, citrus pith, and ginger/nutmeg. The wine is off-dry, though the acidity cuts through the residual sugar to balance things beautifully. The aromas in particular seemed a bit shy, but I imagine it will open up nicely in a year or two.
Pure pale lemon in colour, the wine’s aromatics speak to our vineyard’s surroundings,
showcasing an abundance of orchard fruit and wild flowers. The palate is all at once light
with a Spring rain freshness yet still holds weight and complexity.
At the core is an intense citrus character underpinned by notes of cardamom and apple skin
and met alongside roasted pineapple and quince - hallmarks of a very warm growing season.
The finish shows classic Tantalus intensity and focus with no shortage of mouth-watering

Source: Winery (Tantalus Vineyards)

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