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Thirty Bench Wine Makers Riesling 2014 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Riesling 2014

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Riesling 2014

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Thirty Bench Wine Makers

Agent: Andrew Peller Limited

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Stunning Riesling from one of Niagara's best producers of the genre. Aromas of ripe pear and peach with a lovely core or minerality and racy acidity. Pair with pleasure and seafood.

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 Wine Makers Riesling 2014 was reviewed on January 31, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 852178
  • $17.94 
  • 130 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Neil Phillips rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Thirty Bench Riesling is always a delight.

Great citrus lemon nose, mandarin zest, mineral notes.

On the palate, great acidity through a long finish. Citrus abounds, with white grapefruit playing a role. Love the complex mineral notes.

Tasted November 2015.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Thirty Bench Wine Makers Riesling 2014 is a very nice bottle under $20. Aromas and flavours of fresh apple, lemon, pear and minerality. Tasted January 31, 2016 (90/100)
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A truly delicious riesling - lots of peachy-pear fruitiness and grapefruit zing, mouthwatering acidity and stony minerality; it reads almost off-dry (yum!). Very versatile and great to sip and savour on its own!
Russell McDowell reviewed this wine as follows:

First bottle was bought to go with maple Salmon (Apr. 2016). Decided to pick up more bottles it was so good.

1 Member would buy this wine again

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