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Thirty Bench Riesling 2013 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Riesling 2013

Thirty Bench Riesling 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 10

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Thirty Bench

Agent: Andrew Peller Limited

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Soft with white florals, lovely aperitif. Spring mountain wet stone on the finish. Pair with fresh water fish.

Riesling food pairings: roast chicken, spicy pasta dishes, shrimp tempura, grilled salmon with lemon sauce, duck liver pate.

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This Thirty Bench Riesling 2013 was reviewed on February 20, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

A classically styled off-dry Riesling; crisp, fresh, vibrant and tangy. The nose is boosted by a hint of petrol, lemon zest, yellow plum and spice, shows some pear and a mineral tone. It's light to mid-weight, with a trace of sweetness to balance the acidity. The palate is very pleasant with lime zest, grapefruit, honey, mineral as well as fresh fruit notes. Brilliant length and tension with a lingering taste of lime and grapefruit. A great food wine to match with fresh greens and wide range mild cheeses and seafood dishes. Another steal!
Tania Thomas - CSW, WSET ADV rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

From gently sloping vineyards of Niagara’s Beamsville Bench comes this sought-after, award winning Riesling. Beautifully aromatic with crisp acidity and pronounced signature minerality of its region’s soil. It delivers bursts of zingy citrus and ripe white peaches with a subtle touch of sweetness and a whiff of petrol. Perfect as an aperitif or served as a companion to dishes enhanced by a splash of lemon juice, from lemon roast chicken, variety of pan fried fish and seafood to veal scaloppini.
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A classic example of a well done Ontario Riesling derived from mineral rich soil. This wine exudes juicy lemon-lime flavors and crisp green orchard apples on the palate with an electric acidity…it is refreshing and simply leaves you wanting another glass.
Neil Phillips rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Another fine example from a winery that consistently showcases Ontario Riesling .

Classic citrus nose of lemon (with a touch of lime), white flowers, grapefruit, white stone fruits.

On the palate, bracing acidity through a long finish. Citrus carries all the way to the end.

Gorgeous and versatile with food, this is Moorish on its own.

Tasted June 2015.
Steven rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A nice dry acidic wine, with aromas of yellow Apple, tropical fruit, and underlines of light melon. Taste is enhanced with additional tat Apple and white grapefruit. A nice wine.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Mineral nose with typical petroleum aromas. The key with riesling if to offer a nice acidity and this wine delivers. Very pleasant. Will be great with sushis.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

An easy Riesling…
Presentation: Artsy label.
Appearance: Very light yellow
Nose: Petrol
Taste: A pleasant acidity with lemons
Finish: Some acidity with a surprising long finish of lemons.
Overall impression: A very good Riesling that would be easy to drink on the patio on a nice summer day.
Value: 3.5 out of 5

1 Member would buy this wine again

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