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Vineland Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2016 Wine Review

Vineland Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2016

Vineland Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2016

Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 10.5%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Vineland Estates Winery

Agent: Vineland Estate Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A terrific off-dry Niagara Riesling with peach aromas and ripe apricot aromas, and bright acidity for great balance in this medium-bodied wine. Pair with Asian dishes.

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This Vineland Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2016 was reviewed on May 20, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A lovely medium bodied wine with nice fullness on the palate. Citrus notes of peach and pear on the nose, along with a hint of apple blossom. As in the name, this is semi-dry, meaning there is some residual sugar which really punches up those orchard fruit notes, and is also well balanced with acidity to avoid feeling too sweet on the palate. The finish is medium+. Very enjoyable! The sweetness in this wine would lend itself well to dishes with a bit of spice, but would also be a nice end to a light meal when you don't feel like a port or ice wine.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Voluptuous orchard fruit, canned mandarin orange, with mouthwatering acidity. Pairs well with spicy Asian fusion dishes, or enjoyable easily on its own. Note this is slightly sweeter than dry, a la medium dry, with medium body. Tasted 2016 vintage in May 2018. 88 points
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Lovely nose of white peach, orange blossom, white floral, and honeycomb. Acidity and sugar grapple on the palate, neither overpowering the other. Underlying minerality lends a sense of place. Classic Niagara Riesling. 10.8% ABV and 20.3 grams of residual sugar per litre. Spicy Asian cuisine, white fish, shellfish, and roasted fowl are all perfect accompaniments.

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