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Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Riesling 2016

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Riesling 2016

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

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Thirty Bench

Agent: Andrew Peller Limited

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A clean, fresh Riesling from Thirty Bench Vineyards. Located in Beamsville Bench, the Winemakers blend consists of blending their own estate grown Riesling from three of their local vineyards with some old vines and some new. A myriad of aromas and flavours reveal honeyed nectarines, melon, grapefruit and a splash of zingy refreshing lime juice at the back. Acidity is predominant and incredibly well balanced with the fruit and mineral sweetness. Off dry but not too sweet. Easy to see why it was awarded the Platinum Medal from the 2018 National Wine Awards of Canada. A fabulous pairing for a cheese and meat plate and curry dishes. Enjoy!
Neil Phillips rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Thirty Bench Riesling is always a delight, and their Winemaker's Blend Riesling consistently offers great value.

Great citrus lemon nose, mandarin zest, mineral notes.

Off-dry, with ample acidity through a long finish. Citrus abounds, with white grapefruit playing a role, as well as ripe stone fruits. Love the complex mineral notes.

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

Consistently a wonderful wine year after year! Aromas of peach, lime zest and pith, wet stone and a hint of petrol. Dry with vibrant acidity on the palate, and lots of zesty citrus fruit. Perfect as an aperitif to whet the appetite, or with cold seafood dishes.

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